Adenoiditis risk factors
The most potent risk factor in the development of adenoiditis is being a young child. Other risk factors include immuno-deficiencies, living in an urban environment with more exposure to viruses or bacteria and usage of immuno-suppressant drugs.
- Living or working in close proximity to children
- Living in an urban environment with more exposure to viruses or bacteria
- Young child or elderly adult
- Living or working in close proximity to airborne pollutants, such as smoke
- Living in colder climates
- Excessive and prolonged use of corticosteroids
- Obesity or overweight
- Living with someone who suffers the disease
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