The medicine can be given over a longer period
It may be easier to use for small children or for people
who have serious difficulty breathing or have trouble using an
A nebulizer uses a face mask or mouthpiece to deliver medicine in
the form of a fine mist (aerosol). You breathe in the nebulized medicine
face mask. The mouthpiece or face mask needs to be cleaned after each
There are some key asthma tests your doctor will use in diagnosing asthma. Some asthma tests, such as lung (or pulmonary) function tests, measure lung function. Other asthma tests determine if you are allergic to specific foods, pollen, or other particles. Blood tests give a picture of your overall health; specific tests also measure levels of immunoglobulin E (IgE), a key antibody that’s released during an allergic reaction. While everyone makes IgE, people who have allergies make larger quantities...