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Nebulizer and Mouthpiece


Picture of a man using a nebulizer

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A nebulizer uses a compressor to turn medicine into a fine mist (aerosol). In this picture, the man is using a mouthpiece to breathe in the medicine.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerRohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Last RevisedFebruary 13, 2011

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