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My daughter is 10 and has asthma, she has a cold and has

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My daughter is 10 and has asthma , she has a cold and has wheezing with it . I gave her her nebulizer 2 times today . How often can I give her a treatment ? Do I have to wait 4 hours in between especially if she's wheezing I'm taking her to the dr in the morning but till then just want to know how long I have to wait between treatments
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Pediatrics
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for your question.
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Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 8 months ago.

Which nebulizer is she taking?

Does she have any other symptom?

how is breathing now?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
She uses the albuteral , she just has a cold , stuffy nose, itchy eyes. After her treatment she is fine just a little wheezing
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I just wasn't sure how often I can give her a treatment
Customer: replied 8 months ago.
Hello are you still there ?
Expert:  Dr. Su S. replied 8 months ago.

Thank you for the input.
I am sorry for her symptoms.
Albuterol should be given 4-6 hourly.
More frequent administration is not recommended without examination of doctor.
You can keep the room warm & humidified.
Please give her adequate fluid.
I hope this information will be helpful.
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Wish her healthy life.