Can Use of Antibiotics During The First 2 Years Of Life Increase Chance of Asthma?

According to a recent published article in UK, the answer is YES!  They found that the children who had taken antibiotics during the first two year of their lives had much higher chance of being diagnosed with Asthma by age 7.5 years.  They also found the chance of Asthma diagnosis was higher the more rounds of antibiotics a child takes during this time.  So please be sure to discuss the need to use antibiotics with your physician and try to avoid using these medications to treat viral colds and illnesses.