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Do inhaled corticosteroids have a long- term effect on growth and bone density?
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Dr. Robert Lang
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology
2 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on dose
High doses and/or frequent use can cause growth retardation in children and bone loss.
In both children and adults.

In brief: Depends on dose
High doses and/or frequent use can cause growth retardation in children and bone loss.
In both children and adults.
Dr. Robert Lang
Dr. Robert Lang
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Dr. Lee Perry
Internal Medicine - Allergy & Immunology
In brief: Probably
Inhaled steroids, often used in the treatment of asthma, may have an effect on growth and bone density.
However, depending on the severity of your asthma, the benefits of inhaled steroids often outweigh the risks!

In brief: Probably
Inhaled steroids, often used in the treatment of asthma, may have an effect on growth and bone density.
However, depending on the severity of your asthma, the benefits of inhaled steroids often outweigh the risks!
Dr. Lee Perry
Dr. Lee Perry
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