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Can my child receive oxygen therapy?

Yes, your child can receive oxygen therapy if prescribed by the doctor. Oxygen therapy is used in people with low oxygen in the blood. The extra oxygen helps the body function more normally. If your child has a lung disease such as cystic fibrosis, talk to your doctor about oxygen therapy as a treatment option.

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