A member asked:

Live in dry climate. mouth, nose, skin very dry. constant dry nose. is it better to sleep w/ a warm, or cool mist humidifier? have asthma & allergies.

3 doctors weighed in across 2 answers
Dr. Luis Villaplana answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Cool mist should be fine.

Answered Jun 4, 2016

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Dr. Jay Park answered

Specializes in Pediatrics

Humidifier does provide extra moisture to upper airway, i.e., nose and throat. However, high humidity over 60% provides a favorable environment for the molds to grow and may aggravate asthma and allergy symptoms.

Answered Sep 28, 2016

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