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Cool Mist Vaporizer
To mist or not to: A humidifier is basically a fan that draws moisture from a paper or metallic wick & adds it to air in the room. A vaporizer makes a mist. Old style vaporizers have a heating element that boils water making steam, these are unsafe. Modern products use tuning fork technology & make light or heavy mist (vaporizers also humidify)they are safe & helpful when your heater dries out the air you sleep in. ...Read more
Either: Humidity is moisture in the air. It doesn't matter how it gets there. The main differences in the cool mist vs steam is the noise and the cost. Be sure to claen either machine at least weekly, to prevent mold build up. ...Read more
My baby will be born end of January. Can I use vaporizer for him? Cool mist or steam? Humidifier or vaporizer, which are better?
Which is better to use when u have brohncatis and asthma when sick a cool mist humidifier or a warm mist vaporizer it's for my daughters 9 and 11?
Asthma plan: Reducing post nasal drip with nasal saline rinses and a mild decongestant at bedtime may help alleviate their symptoms. If they have asthma, I would suggest reviewing their asthma plan. Some children will need an inhaled or by mouth steroid during an illness, to control inflammation. A virtual appt is also available online. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
No: Nebulizers for asthma medications are designed to produce a specific particle size from 1 to 5 microns to allow the albuterol to get into lower respiratory tract. An e cig vaporizer will not produce the same particle size and should not be used for asthma medications. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What treating?: I'm unclear from your question what symptoms you are trying to treat and exactly how candle smoke fits into this. Concerning use of vaporizers, they are safe as long as you clean them daily and you must be careful if young children around because the steam/hot water from the vaporizer can burn them. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It is not working to: Treat/ help/ prevent what? Please clarify and re-ask. ...Read more
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