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A 58-year-old male asked about a 87-year-old female:

How to sterilize nebulizer parts, i am specially concerned with naegleria fowleri, would dipping in 1 part white vinegar and 3 part water do the job. ?

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Dr. Prakash Bhoopalam
Pediatrics 45 years experience
Rinse and air dry!!: Rinse the nebulizer cup well with warm water, shake off excess water, and air dry after each treatment. . At the end of day, wash the nebulizer cup, mask, or mouthpiece in warm soapy water using a mild detergent, rinsed thoroughly, and air dry. No need to clean the compressor tubing. Every 3rd day mix 1/2 cup white vinegar with 1 1/2 cups of water , soak for 20 minutes, rinse and dry
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