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Dr. Chad Rudnick
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Where can I buy a nebulizer machine for a child with asthma?

Where can I buy a nebulizer machine for a child with asthma?

Health care equipmen: Stores that sell health care equipment usually also carry nebulizers. Also home health care companies will often bring the nebulizer to your home and teach you how to use it, as well as supply the medications. A prescription is required in order for your insurance to pay for it. ...Read more

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Can there be a website where i can purchase dental equipment?

Can there be a website where i can purchase dental equipment?

Yes but why?: Literally thousands of companies sell dental equipment, materials, and supplies. Understand, however, that dentistry is not a diy occupation. If you have a specific need ask your dentist for guidance. ...Read more

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I just bought an ozone purifier. Can I use it with an infant in the home?

I just bought an ozone purifier. Can I use it with an infant in the home?

Risks: Ozone air purifiers that exclusively use ozone do not remove allergens from the air. According to the epa, ozone air purifiers should not generate in excess of 50 parts per billion of ozone, but many companies circumvent this by simply not calling their machines medical devices. The epa states that ozone is dangerous due to the potential for lung / respiratory tract damage. ...Read more

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Where can I purchase an otoscope - preferably from a shop as opposed to on-line?

Where can I purchase an otoscope - preferably from a shop as opposed to on-line?

Otoscope: Here's a link to distributors of welch-allyn, a leading maker of otoscopes near orlando. Source(s): http://www.Welchallyn.Com/apps/partners/…. ...Read more

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I use CPAP for Sleep Apnea and would like to get a prescription to be able to purchase a Travel CPAP machine as I travel all over the world for my job. I would like to get the Transcend due to its small size. I currently use a Resmed S8 w/Humidity?

I use CPAP for Sleep Apnea and would like to get a prescription to be able to purchase a Travel CPAP machine as I travel all over the world for my job.  I would like to get the Transcend due to its small size.  I currently use a Resmed S8 w/Humidity?

Travel cpap: Yes, many patients do this, especially when traveling, camping, or going to a vacation home. Though cpaps are small, their can still be cumbersome when checking in, going through security, etc. Some will get a device with no bells and whistles to save on cost. ...Read more

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And is there a place like a pharmacy or drug store where i can buy orthodontic bees wax?

And is there a place like a pharmacy or drug store where i can buy orthodontic bees wax?

Drug store: In the aisle with all the dental/oral hygiene supplies. You can also get a free supply from your treating Dentist or (preferably) Orthodontic Specialist, who can also smooth or remove the irritating "sticker." ...Read more

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Hi im a Student at fort Vancouver high and I'm doing a paper on carbon nanotubes being used to treat CF I would like to speak to a pulmologist ?

Hi  im a Student at fort Vancouver high  and I'm doing a  paper on carbon nanotubes being used to treat CF I would like to speak to a pulmologist ?

See answer: Questions in this Q & A box cannot be directed to a specific physician or specialty. You can consult a pulmonologist via Health Tap Concierge. ...Read more

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When drilling into a fiberglass tub, did not have proper face mask in place. This caused inhalation of fiberglass. What can I do to fix the irritation?

When drilling into a fiberglass tub, did not have proper face mask in place. This caused inhalation of fiberglass. What can I do to fix the irritation?

Difficult: Fiberglass inhalation is considered relatively harmless. If the irritation (especially cough) has persisted over weeks, however, following a single exposure, this may be the "reactive airways dysfunction" that affected so many rescue workers after 9/11. A pulmonologist can offer some help. Good luck. ...Read more

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I live near gasoline-power station,so which nasal filter should i use(name a the brand if possible),does it work from the first place?!

I live near gasoline-power station,so which nasal filter should i use(name a the brand if possible),does it work from the first place?!

TakeUsToYourLeader: Well, if you want just a*nasal*filter, put a cotton ball in each nostril. If you want a type of mask that covers the nose and mouth,good luck.If you're concerned about gasoline fumes,they won't get filtered much unless you get some pretty fancy stuff that would make you look like the Man From Planet X.It's a gas-like volatile hydrocarbon.It's not made of small particles filtered by the usual mask. ...Read more

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Do I need a prescription to purchase a bronchodilator inhaler in Canada or can I buy it over the counter. If yes, is a walk-in clinic alright?

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Do I need a prescription to purchase a bronchodilator inhaler in Canada or can I buy it over the counter. If yes, is a walk-in clinic alright?

Yes: you need a prescription, and walk-in clinic can help, your best bet though is to have a regular doctor, and later an asthma specialist if need be, good luck ...Read more

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At a conference and the bathroom sprays air freshener. Saw a big cloud of spray while in there today. I'm pregnant. Can it be harmful to baby?

At a conference and the bathroom sprays air freshener. Saw a big cloud of spray while in there today. I'm pregnant. Can it be harmful to baby?

Not really: Those spray fragrance things can have an estrogenizing effect if exposed multiple times over an extended period of time. A few random encounters is hardly likely to cause any harm. ...Read more

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Please help docs! where can I purchase a mastectomy bra?

Please help docs! where can I purchase a mastectomy bra?

There are bra: Specialty stores that can help you to find the optimum bra for you as well as teaching you how to wear it. ...Read more

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If i hollowed out a lightbulb can that hurt me i hollowed out a new lightbulb to make a gift for someone can the gases or white powered hurt me?

If i hollowed out a lightbulb can that hurt me i hollowed out a new lightbulb to make a gift for someone can the gases or white powered hurt me?

Doubt it: This is not my area of expertise but since no one else has weighed in, i doubt there isany harm at all. Greatest risk woud be don't cut yourself on the glass. ...Read more

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Can you get hiv by accidentally touching a bin used to store used pads if you have a cut on your hands?

Can you get hiv by accidentally touching a bin used to store used pads if you have a cut on your hands?

Very unlikely: There is a very remote risk, if the blood was from a HIV positive person and was fresh enough to not have dried and you had an open would that came in contact with blood containing HIV virus. ...Read more

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What benefit does a surgical mask have over simply using a handkerchief or shirt to cover ones face ?

What benefit does a surgical mask have over simply using a handkerchief or shirt to cover ones face ?

Some: A surgical mask has a few benefits. While it has not quite caught on here, in some places, such as japan, it is considered polite to wear a mask when you have a cold and prevents any incidental spittle, dry coughs, etc. From spreading infection. The mask is guaranteed to be clean and stay over face without using the hands. A hankerchief may need a hand to hold in in place, further spreading germs. ...Read more

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I have a Vicks cool mist humidifier for kids and i need a filter.Where would i b able to find one?

I have a Vicks cool mist humidifier for kids and i need a filter.Where would i b able to find one?

Cool mist: I would look up the machine's manufacturer on the internet and then contact them. Otherwise check with your local pharmacy as they frequently sell the humidifiers. ...Read more