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Is scoliosis caused by not drinking enough milk or eating too much junk food?

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Dr. Ray Holt
Dr. Ray Holtanswered
Family Medicine 28 years experience
No: These will not cause scoliosis.
Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Nope: Eating junk food can cause other problems like being too large or unhealthy. Not scoliosis though. 80% of the time we don't know what caused scoliosis. Other 20% a mix of infections, inflammation, and problems with our nerves and muscles.

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Last updated Aug 18, 2020

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