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Nebulizer and Face Mask


Picture of a nebulizer and face mask

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A nebulizer uses a compressor to turn medicine into a fine mist (aerosol). In this photograph, the young girl uses a face mask to breathe in the medicine.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerLora J. Stewart
Last RevisedMarch 17, 2011

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