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My eldest suffers wiv asthma and they have rwcently axed all piediatric services would it be adviasable too request home oxygen only to be used in 911?

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In brief: Maybe

Oxygen should only be used under close supervision; some people with asthma may actually get worse or stop breathing on oxygen.
Standard treatment for asthma is best, oxygen is really safest to use in a hospital setting.

In brief: Maybe

Oxygen should only be used under close supervision; some people with asthma may actually get worse or stop breathing on oxygen.
Standard treatment for asthma is best, oxygen is really safest to use in a hospital setting.
Dr. Anatoly Belilovsky
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Dr. Luis Villaplana
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Primary care doctor should be able to do this for you.
Keep in mind there are very specific requirements for insurance companies to approve/pay for home o2.

In brief: Yes

Primary care doctor should be able to do this for you.
Keep in mind there are very specific requirements for insurance companies to approve/pay for home o2.
Dr. Luis Villaplana
Dr. Luis Villaplana
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