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Nebulizer and Mouthpiece

Nebulizer and Mouthpiece

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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Last Revised February 22, 2013

Last Revised: February 22, 2013

Author: Healthwise Staff

Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Rohit K Katial, MD - Allergy and Immunology

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