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A 71-year-old female asked:

will sodium chloride rinsing solution in nebulizer, assist in thinning mucous and help me to cough it up. i have bronchiectasis

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 29 years experience
It may: It may aid with breaking up the mucus.
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 38 years experience
saline nasal spray breaks up nasal mucus; so nebulized saline should likewise help break up bronchial & bronchiolar mucus
Feb 3, 2013

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