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What is Nebulizer Treatment in Tarpon Springs and Why Would You Need It?

What is Nebulizer Treatment in Tarpon Springs and Why Would You Need It?

What is Nebulizer Treatment in Tarpon Springs and Why Would You Need It?

You’ve heard the word nebulizer, but do you know what it is, what it does, and why you might need it? Nebulizers are inhaler devices that spritz a fine mist of liquid that’s a combination of medication and oxygen. You would need nebulizer treatment in Tarpon Springs if, for example, you battled asthma, severe pneumonia, or other illnesses and ailments that prevented your lungs from drawing in enough oxygen. Covid has been the most recent illness that might require some people to need a nebulizer.

Nebulizers operate independently and push aerosol spritzes through someone’s nasal cavities and lungs. At the same time, a classic inhaler requires the person to inhale to get a dose of medication and oxygen actively. The nebulizer enables someone with a severe illness to breathe like normal and still get their needs.

For beginners or severely sick persons, nebulizers are used in hospitals and medical clinics, like Polmed Primary Care & Walk-In Clinic. However, take-home nebulizers are available for persons with chronic illnesses, like COPD (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease) and asthma. The take-home option is popular for children and infants with chronic bronchitis, cystic fibrosis, and (very rarely) pediatric emphysema.

How Often Would You Need Nebulizer Treatment at a Medical Clinic?

How often you would need nebulizer treatments is dependent on the severity of your symptoms and your type of illness.

On average, adults and children 12 years of age and older would need nebulizer treatments 4 to 5 times per day. Children under 12 but older than two would need nebulizer treatment 3 to 4 times per day. Nebulizer treatment for children under the age of 2 would be closely monitored and determined differently on a case-to-case basis.

If you suspect that you need nebulizer treatment in Tarpon Springs, come to Polmed Primary Care & Walk-In Clinic for an assessment and diagnosis. While we accept walk-in patients, you can also call (727) 339-2054 to schedule an appointment.

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