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A 26-year-old female asked:

Is it true that salt inhaler pipes are effective at cleansing the upper respiratory tract?

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Dr. Klaus d Lessnau
Pulmonary Critical Care 37 years experience
Unusual: This sounds like a gimmick. There are many medications that can clear the upper respiratory tract such as "ocean spray", available over the counter without prescriptions. Best to check with your doc to be safe.

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