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What risk factors might predispose me to ear infections?

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Dr. Mark Diamond
Pediatrics
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In brief: Rarely food

The idea that 94% of ear infections in children are caused by food intolerances or allergies is not proven by any scientifically valid research.
Is this possible--yes. Common---no.

In brief: Rarely food

The idea that 94% of ear infections in children are caused by food intolerances or allergies is not proven by any scientifically valid research.
Is this possible--yes. Common---no.
Dr. Mark Diamond
Dr. Mark Diamond
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Dr. Mary Ann Block
General Practice

In brief: Many

Risk factors for ear inf.
Are smoking, not nursing, allergies, drinking from a bottle while lying down, drinking milk. When 100 children with chronic ear inf. Had certain foods removed from the diet, 94% stopped having inf. No. 1 food was dairy, no. 2 was wheat.

In brief: Many

Risk factors for ear inf.
Are smoking, not nursing, allergies, drinking from a bottle while lying down, drinking milk. When 100 children with chronic ear inf. Had certain foods removed from the diet, 94% stopped having inf. No. 1 food was dairy, no. 2 was wheat.
Dr. Mary Ann Block
Dr. Mary Ann Block
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