Associated Conditions for Breast Feeding
Breast Feeding as a risk factor:
Another type of associated condition is one for which Breast Feeding
is itself a risk factor. The conditions for which Breast Feeding is listed as a risk
About associated conditions for Breast Feeding:
Associated conditions are those which appear
statistically related, but do not have
a clear cause or effect relationship.
Whereas the complications
are caused by Breast Feeding,
and underlying causes
may be causes of Breast Feeding,
the following list shows associated conditions
that simply appear with higher frequency in people
who have Breast Feeding.
In some cases, there may be overlap
between this list and risk factors
for Breast Feeding.
People with Breast Feeding may be more likely to
get a condition on the list of associated conditions,
or the reverse may be true, or both.
Whether they are causes of, caused by, or simply
coincidentally related to Breast Feeding
is not always clear.
For general information,
see Associated Condition Misdiagnosis.
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