Skip to Content
Home > Wellness > Health Library > Nebulizer for Asthma Treatment
A nebulizer is a device used to deliver liquid medicine in the form of a fine
mist (aerosol). It is sometimes used for
A nebulizer uses a face mask or mouthpiece to deliver medicine. You breathe in the medicine
face mask. The mouthpiece or face mask needs to be cleaned after each
If your child seems afraid to use a nebulizer, you may be able to help him or her by:
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - PediatricsSpecialist Medical ReviewerLora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology
Current as ofSeptember 9, 2014
Current as of:
September 9, 2014
John Pope, MD - Pediatrics & Lora J. Stewart, MD - Allergy and Immunology
How this information was developed to help you make better health decisions.
To learn more, visit Healthwise.org
© 1995-2015 Healthwise, Incorporated. Healthwise, Healthwise for every health decision, and the Healthwise logo are trademarks of Healthwise, Incorporated.
Our interactive Decision Points guide you through making key health decisions by combining medical information with your personal information.
You'll find Decision Points to help you answer questions about:
Get started learning more about your health!
Our Interactive Tools can help you make smart decisions for a healthier life. You'll find personal calculators and tools for health and fitness, lifestyle checkups, and pregnancy.
Feeling under the weather?
Use our interactive symptom checker to evaluate your symptoms and determine appropriate action or treatment.