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Can omega 3 fish oil cause weight gain

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scott Kahan
Bariatrics 20 years experience
Theratears: It is highly unlikely that theraters would cause weight gain (or weight loss). If anything, the supplementation of omega-3 fatty acids could help to s... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Jacobs
Child Psychiatry 23 years experience
Possibly: Fish oil is fat. Fat contains calories. Caloric intake causes weight gain. So, yes, it's possible. Although not likely from a single overdose. The lab... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
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Rheumatology 53 years experience
No: Neither of these supplements should cause a false positive blood alcohol level.
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Linda Schwartz
Pharmacology 17 years experience
Omega3 & weight loss: While omega 3 fish oil may not help weight loss, it can help prevent heart disease and help control eczema, lupus, and rheumatoid arthritis. Diet and ... Read More
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
I haven't recommended discontinuing omega 3 fish oil on the basis of recent studies. . I do recommend highly purified products and no more than combin... Read More
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A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
It is not feasible to provide an opinion without additional history, physical examination may be some tests. It would be prudent to see your doctor to... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Terry Simpson
General Surgery 36 years experience
Fish best: No evidence taking capsules help. Recommendation is to eat fish at least twice a week.
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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bennett Machanic
Neurology 53 years experience
NOT USUALLY: Unless it were highly contaminated with heavy metals such as mercury, or very stale and rancid, under NO circumstances could it cause hearing loss and... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
52 years experience
Fish oil: If you do that, you might slip off the toilet seat and bang your butt on the floor. If you form a large bruise on your butt it will make it bigger. Ot... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
Rheumatology 56 years experience
Different fish: krill are any of the small, pelagic, shrimplike crustaceans of the family Euphausiidae, eaten as food by certain whales. Fish oil come from a variety ... Read More
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