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Could Breathing In Steam Saline Solution Help Fight Bronchitis
Bronchitis: No clinical evidence to support this.Get a more detailed answer ›
Bronchitis is an inflammation of the mucous membranes of the bronchi (airways that carry air from the trachea to the more distal parts of the lungs, or bronchioles). Bronchitis may be caused by either viral or bacterial infections, and is treated with antibiotics , steroids, inhaled bronchodilators, or mucolytics. Bronchitis can be acute or chronic. The latter is usually associated with smoking and may be part of COPD. Both acute and chronic bronchitis can lead to other serious conditions, including pneumonia with ...Read more
Can I use steam saline solution to loosen my 1mnth old breathing, she has cold and sometimes diffucult to breastfeed?
Nasal saline: A nasal saline spray can help with the nasal congestion and ease the baby's symptoms too. ...Read more
My two weeks old boy has a dry breathing problem and slight snot build up its too early in tge morning to buy Saline Solution, what can I do?
Nasal discharge: You are aleady on the right track, nasal saline drops is the . Good luckbest treatment but you can try to suction the nasal mucus discharge with a bulb syringe until you can get the saline drops. If the trouble breathing persisted see his doctor to make sure it is not caused by a lung problem. Good luck. ...Read more
Would/can albuterol or duoneb be taken to help breathing even with a cold or flu and while using sterile saline solution for nasal spray?
Wash and moisterize: Saline is salt water, the same consistency as your body fluids, 0.9 % salt water. It is used to flush wounds and skin lesions to help clean debris out of these areas. Thus the nasal spray keeps your nose moist, especially important to remove mucous, allergens in the nasal pathway. In the dry atmosphere in the winter time, your house has less moisture and your nose inside will be dry. ...Read more
Help please? What is a saline solution that would be suitable to clean lobe piercings with, and can I make one?
I think it is fine: to mix hydrogen peroxide 1:1 with water and clean with cotton tip applicator twice a day ...Read more
Depends: Saline solution comes in a variety of strengths. Isotonic saline is a solution used in the office to wash out wounds and could be used for eyes.Other formulations may be to dilute or strong and be irritating.Simple eye wash/eye drops are available over the counter at most dollar stores.I would suggest these as a predictable and safe eye irrigant. ...Read more