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What are some possible causes of a child having frequent illnesses, both viral and bacterial?
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Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Poor diet.period
Poor diet affects immunity.
Stop all forms of "junk", particularly the sweet stuff and get a well rounded multivitamin.

In brief: Poor diet.period
Poor diet affects immunity.
Stop all forms of "junk", particularly the sweet stuff and get a well rounded multivitamin.
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics
In brief: Define frequent !
Early childhood studies have shown us the average preschooler will have 5-7 respiratory and 3 diarrheal illnesses per year.Most are relatively minor and don't require an office visit.
It drops to 5/yr total at school age. Most consider it a reflection of the child building its own immune system.Recurrent more serious illness can be a sign of an abnormal immune system or condition.

In brief: Define frequent !
Early childhood studies have shown us the average preschooler will have 5-7 respiratory and 3 diarrheal illnesses per year.Most are relatively minor and don't require an office visit.
It drops to 5/yr total at school age. Most consider it a reflection of the child building its own immune system.Recurrent more serious illness can be a sign of an abnormal immune system or condition.
Dr. James Ferguson
Dr. James Ferguson
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