Childhood Diseases

Question
Posted by: Micky | 2011-06-07

Q.

Sulphur deficiency

How common is sulphur deficiency in children?

Can it worsen allergies and ezcema in children with a family history?

Expert's Reply

A.

Paediatrician

A true sulphur deficiency is extremely rare.In fact it is virtually unknown,as sulphur is found in many foods and almost everyone has sufficient sulphur in their diet.A sulphur deficiency is not a recognised cause of allergies or eczema.

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