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My daughter was on steriods for a recurring ear infection as a small child. Any long term effects to watch out for?

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Dr. Patrick Melder
ENT - Head & Neck Surgery
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In brief: No

She should be fine...

In brief: No

She should be fine...
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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Usually Not

But i agree that it depends upon what type of steroid and for hjow long.

In brief: Usually Not

But i agree that it depends upon what type of steroid and for hjow long.
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics

In brief: Depends

If they were nasal steroids, i would not worry since the dose is one two hundredth of the oral steroids.
It also depends on how long the steroids were used, i suspect not long enough to worry about it at all.

In brief: Depends

If they were nasal steroids, i would not worry since the dose is one two hundredth of the oral steroids.
It also depends on how long the steroids were used, i suspect not long enough to worry about it at all.
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