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A 30-year-old female asked:

Dr heidi. i was just thinking should we nebulize daily to ensure that we do nrt have any breathing problems seeing that covid attacks your respiratory system. or should we rather get inhalers if we struggle to breath.

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
COVID 19: No, I don't think inhalers or nebulizers are needed if you & your daughter are basically healthy. Most children have mild sx's or no sx's if they become COVID 19 positive. Most adults do not have severe COVID 19. However, if you started having difficulty breathing, had blue lips or face or sudden onset of confusion that would need urgent care. If you have asthma/COPD that would be different.
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