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Old 08-23-2011, 04:32 PM   #16
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How often does she use it now? If it's less than once a month, I'd leave it home. That is unless she is getting over an URI when you travel. You may want to ask your MD about using an MDI (inhaler). I don't know how old your DD is, but my DS has used one since he was 3. I've even seen them used on babies.
If you take her to the ship's medical center they are obliged to examine her and yes, you will be charged. But your insurance should reimberse you for a medical emergency.
I would definately see about the inhaler route. Also for children (and adults like me who struggle to hold their breath) you can also have a SPACER which allows you to use an inhaler easily and breathing normally. I rarely have asthma attacks but was wheezy the first night of our cruise so was grateful I took my meds. At home I go months without needing it.
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THEME PARKS
  • ANIMAL KINGDOM PARK
    • Flame Tree BBQ
    • Pizzafari
    • Rainforest Cafe
    • Restaurantosaurus
    • Tusker House
    • Yak & Yeti Counter Service
    • Yak & Yeti

  • Disney's Hollywood Studios
    • '50s Prime Time Cafe
    • ABC Commissary
    • Backlot Express
    • Brown Derby
    • Catalina Eddie's
    • Fairfax Fare
    • Hollywood & Vine
    • Mama Melrose's
    • Min & Bill's Dockside Diner
    • Rosie's All-American Cafe
    • Sci-Fi Dine-In
    • Starring Rolls Cafe
    • Studio Catering Company
    • Toluca Legs Turkey Company
    • Toy Story Pizza Planet

  • Epcot
    • Coral Reef (Living Seas)
    • Electric Umbrella
    • Fountainview (Starbucks)
    • Garden Grill (The Land)
    • Sunshine Seasons (The Land)
    • Akershus Royal Banquet Hall (Norway)
    • Biergarten (Germany)
    • Boulangerie Patisserie (France)
    • Chefs de France (France)
    • Fife & Drum (American Adventure)
    • Illuminations Sparkling Dessert Party
    • Katsura Grill (Japan)
    • Kringla Bakeri og Cafe (Norway)
    • La Cantina de San Angel (Mexico)
    • La Hacienda de San Angel (Mexico)
    • Le Cellier (Canada)
    • Liberty Inn (American Adventure)
    • Lotus Blossom Cafe (China)
    • Monsieur Paul (France)
    • Nine Dragons (China)
    • Restaurant Marrakesh (Morocco)
    • Rose and Crown (United Kingdom)
    • San Angel Inn (Mexico)
    • Sommerfest (Germany)
    • Spice Road (Morocco)
    • Tangierine Cafe (Morocco)
    • Teppan Edo (Japan)
    • Tokyo Dining (Japan)
    • Tutto Gusto Wine Cellar (Italy)
    • Tutto Italia (Italy)
    • Via Napoli (Italy)
    • Yorkshire County Fish Shop (United Kingdom)

  • Epcot Food & Wine Festival
    • Argentina
    • Australia
    • Belgium
    • Brewer's Collection
    • Canada
    • Caribbean Islands
    • Cheese
    • China
    • Craft Beers
    • Desserts & Champagne
    • Florida
    • France
    • Germany
    • Greece
    • Hawaii
    • Hops & Barley
    • Ireland
    • Italy
    • Japan
    • Mexico
    • Morocco
    • New Zealand
    • Poland
    • Party for the Senses
    • Scandinavia
    • Singapore
    • South Africa
    • South Korea
    • Terra

  • Epcot Food & Garden Festival
    • Buttercup Cottage
    • Fleur De lys
    • Florida Fresh
    • Hanami
    • Intermissions Cafe
    • Jardin De Fiestas
    • Lotus House
    • Pineapple Promenade
    • Primavera Kitchen
    • The Smokehouse
    • Taste of Marrakesh
    • Urban Farm Eats

  • Magic Kingdom
    • Be Our Guest Lunch (Fantasyland)
    • Be Our Guest Dinner (Fantasyland)
    • Casey's Corner (Main Street USA)
    • Cinderella's Royal Table (Fantasyland)
    • Columbia Harbour House (Liberty Square)
    • Cosmic Ray's (Tomorrowland)
    • The Crystal Palace (Adventureland)
    • Diamond Horseshoe Review (Frontierland)
    • The Friar's Nook (Fantasyland)
    • Gaston's Tavern (Fantasyland)
    • Golden Oak Outpost (Frontierland)
    • Liberty Tree Tavern (Liberty Square)
    • The Lunching Pad (Tomorrowland)
    • Main Street Bakery (Starbucks)
    • Pecos Bill's (Frontierland)
    • Pinnochio Village Haus (Fantasyland)
    • The Plaza Restaurant (Main Street USA)
    • Sleepy Hollow
    • Tomorrowland Terrace (Tomorrowland)
    • Tomorrowland Terrace Wishes Dessert Party (Tomorrowland)
    • Tony's Town Square (Main Street USA)
    • Tortuga Tavern (Adventureland)
    • Frontierland Turkey Leg Cart
Water Parks
  • Blizzard Beach
    • Avalunch
    • The Cooling Hut
    • Lottawatta Lodge
    • The Warming Hut

  • Typhoon Lagoon
    • Leaning Palms
    • Lowtide Lou's
    • Surf Doggies
    • Typhoon Tilly's
Downtown Disney
  • Marketplace
    • babycakesNYC
    • Bodie's All American
    • Earl of Sandwich
    • Fulton's Crab House
    • Ghirardelli's
    • Marketplace Snacks
    • Pollo Campero
    • Rainforest Cafe
    • T-Rex
    • Wolfgang Puck Express

  • Pleasure Island
    • Cooke's of Dublin
    • Paradiso 37
    • Planet Hollywood
    • Portobello
    • Raglan Road

  • West Side
    • AMC 24 Pleasure Island Dining
    • Bongo's Cuban Cafe
    • Crossroads at House of Blues
    • Crossroads at House of Blues Sunday Brunch
    • Foodquest
    • Splitsville
    • Smokehouse at House of Blues
    • Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
    • The Dining Room at Wolfgang Puck Grand Cafe
    • Wolfgang Puck Express

  • West Side Food Trucks
    • Fantasy Fare truck
    • Namaste Cafe truck
    • Superstar Catering truck
    • World Showcase of Flavors truck
Wide World of Sports
    • ESPN Grill
Resorts
  • All Star Movies
    • World Premiere

  • All Star Music
    • Intermission

  • All Star Sports
    • End Zone

  • Animal Kingdom Lodge
    • Boma Flavors of Africa
    • Jiko – The Cooking Place
    • The Mara
    • Sanaa

  • Art of Animation
    • Landscapes of Flavors

  • Beach Club
    • Beach Club Marketplace
    • Beaches and Cream
    • Cape May Cafe
    • Hurricane Hanna's

  • Boardwalk
    • Big River Grille & Brewing Works
    • Boardwalk Bakery
    • Boardwalk Pizza Window
    • ESPN Club
    • Flying Fish
    • Kouzzina

  • Caribbean Beach
    • Old Port Royale
    • Shutters

  • Contemporary
    • California Grill
    • Chef Mickey's
    • Contempo Cafe
    • The Wave
    • Top of the World Lounge

  • Coronado Springs
    • Cafe Rix
    • Laguna Bar
    • Maya Grill
    • Pepper Market
    • Siesta's

  • Walt Disney World Dolphin
    • Cabana Bar and Beach Club
    • The Fountain
    • Fresh Mediterranean Market
    • Picabu Buffeteria
    • Shula's Steakhouse
    • Todd English's bluezoo

  • Fort Wilderness
    • Crockett's Tavern
    • Hoop Dee Doo Musical Review
    • Meadows Snack Bar
    • Mickey's Backyard BBQ
    • Trail's End Restaurant

  • Grand Floridian Resort and Spa
    • 1900 Park Fare
    • Citrico's
    • Garden View Lounge Afternoon Tea
    • Gasparilla Island Grill
    • Grand Floridian Cafe
    • Mizner's Lounge
    • My Disney Girl's Perfectly Princess Tea
    • Narcoossee's
    • Pool Bar
    • Victoria and Albert's

  • Old Key West
    • Goods to Go
    • Olivia's
    • Turtle Shack

  • Polynesian
    • Captain Cook's Snack Company
    • Kona Cafe
    • Kona Island Sushi Counter
    • 'Ohana
    • Spirit of Aloha Polynesian Luau
    • TambuLounge

  • Pop Century
    • Everything Pop

  • Port Orleans
    • Boatwright's
    • Riverside Mill Food Court
    • Sassagoula Flotworks & Food Factory

  • Saratoga Springs
    • Artist's Palette
    • Grandstand Pool Bar
    • Paddock Pool Grill
    • Turf Club

  • Walt Disney World Swan
    • Garden Grove Cafe
    • Il Mulino New York Trattoria
    • Kimonos Sushi Bar
    • Splash Grill

  • Wilderness Lodge
    • Artist Point
    • Roaring Fork
    • Territory Lounge
    • Whispering Canyon

  • Yacht Club
    • Captain's Grille
    • Crew's Cup Lounge
    • Yachtsman Steakhouse
The DVC/Timeshare Advantage
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    • Cooked a full sit-down meal in the villa
    • Cooked a meal using a resort BBQ grill
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Old 08-23-2011, 04:49 PM   #17
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My son (who just turned a year in July) had a number of bouts with RSV over the winter and spring and once it turned into pneumonia. Because of that, whenever he develops this certain cough we start the nebulizer treatments.

We traveled by air just before his birthday. He was fine when we left though he had recently gotten over back-to-back ear infections. Anyway, while we're on the plane he starts with this cough. The air was VERY dry and we wonder if that might have had something to do with it. When he was still coughing the next day I started looking up where I could get a nebulizer in the area (figuring I could just have my pedi call a prescription into a local pharmacy). His cough cleared up and we didn't end up needing the meds but so I don't have to go through that again (I was on land and knew I could get something if I needed it...at sea is something else) we'll be bringing his nebulizer with us on our cruise in September. It doesn't take up too much room and it's worth the peace of mind to us.
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Old 08-23-2011, 08:07 PM   #18
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We bring ours. I put it in the carry-on suitcase. It plugs in. I'd rather have it and not need it, than not have it and need it. We were in the ER with an asthma attack/couldn't breathe/eye swollen shut about 10 day before our list trip. I take a whole emergency pack
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Old 08-23-2011, 08:19 PM   #19
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I will be taking my DD's. She is 3 1/2 but all ready diagnosed with Asthma. She does well during the summer, but needs treatment from fall till spring. We are planning a Jan cruise, so she will need her daily Pulmicort treatment. Plus her allergy meds. And I always have alb, just in case she is actually wheezing or coughing (like now )

How do you get a travel neb? I just have the one they gave us at urgent care when she was 11 months old. Does Ins cover it? I know her Dr would write me an RX to cover it. She is good about helping out.
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Old 08-23-2011, 08:34 PM   #20
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I just got a travel nebulizer. It is very small like 4"x5" approx. You can use any nebulizer aerosol pipe kit with it. It plugs into the wall or you can buy a battery for it also at an additional cost. Insurance covers it. You would pick it up at a durable medical supply company. I have mine packed for my DCL Med cruise in 2 days!!

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I will be taking my DD's. She is 3 1/2 but all ready diagnosed with Asthma. She does well during the summer, but needs treatment from fall till spring. We are planning a Jan cruise, so she will need her daily Pulmicort treatment. Plus her allergy meds. And I always have alb, just in case she is actually wheezing or coughing (like now )

How do you get a travel neb? I just have the one they gave us at urgent care when she was 11 months old. Does Ins cover it? I know her Dr would write me an RX to cover it. She is good about helping out.
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Old 08-23-2011, 08:36 PM   #21
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I think for Asthmatics, to carry a neb machine is worth it; but I was replying to the OP who has used it due to a croup flare. Different than Asthma and occurs for different reasons.... "Your Seasonal Croupy" kid is different than a child with asthma or the children with chronic RSV.....
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Old 08-23-2011, 11:46 PM   #22
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Check with your medical insurer. You may be able to get a prescription filled at any pharmacy and then send the claim in to you MEDICAL plan. Most prescription plans do not cover the machine because it is not medication but most medical plans will reimburse for what would be considered medical equipment.
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Old 08-23-2011, 11:49 PM   #23
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It is such a pain to carry but so reasurring to have..We brought ours with us last year for DS/3. He ended up needing it about half way through the trip, and they dont call his "asthma", they call it something else. He has had issues with his lungs all his life because he was born at 30 wks. All I know is, we dont leave home without it! Have a great trip!
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Old 08-23-2011, 11:55 PM   #24
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I will be taking my DD's. She is 3 1/2 but all ready diagnosed with Asthma. She does well during the summer, but needs treatment from fall till spring. We are planning a Jan cruise, so she will need her daily Pulmicort treatment. Plus her allergy meds. And I always have alb, just in case she is actually wheezing or coughing (like now )

How do you get a travel neb? I just have the one they gave us at urgent care when she was 11 months old. Does Ins cover it? I know her Dr would write me an RX to cover it. She is good about helping out.

Sounds like a day in the life of DS/3..Even down to daily pulicort treatments during cooler months! It seems like he can start to wheeze just stepping outside in the winter! But I have to say, his doctor wont label his as "asthma" because they say they cant call it that since he is still young. WHATEVER they call it, it just seems like asthma to me! lol
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Take it! I take it everywhere and the one timeI didn't take it, which was on our last cruise, our boy woke with the croup. The care center was very nice and helpful, but i would have been better served having my own nebie and doing our routine myself.
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We were just discussing whether or not we wanted to bring my son's nebulizer. He's 8 and has reactive airway disease - hasn't needed the neb in months but we stayed in a hotel last night and he needed it today. Hotel air always does him in. This thread was very helpful - I think I'll ask the doctor if he would give him an inhaler for the trip. Otherwise I think I'm buying the travel nebulizer. Ours is very heavy.
(I knew I'd find good information on these boards. . .)
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