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Causes of Fluorosis

Causes of Fluorosis

Fluorosis is caused by ingesting too much fluoride, usually from drinking water tainted with fluoride.

List of causes of Fluorosis

Following is a list of causes or underlying conditions (see also Misdiagnosis of underlying causes of Fluorosis) that could possibly cause Fluorosis includes:

  • Excessive fluoride in tap water
  • Fluoride tablet overdose
  • Excessive swallowing of fluoride toothpaste

Fluorosis Causes: Risk Factors

The following conditions have been cited in various sources as potentially causal risk factors related to Fluorosis:

Fluorosis: Related Medical Conditions

To research the causes of Fluorosis, consider researching the causes of these these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Fluorosis:

Fluorosis: Causes and Types

Causes of Broader Categories of Fluorosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:

Fluorosis as a symptom:

Conditions listing Fluorosis as a symptom may also be potential underlying causes of Fluorosis. Our database lists the following as having Fluorosis as a symptom of that condition:

Related information on causes of Fluorosis:

As with all medical conditions, there may be many causal factors. Further relevant information on causes of Fluorosis may be found in:


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