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can too much vitamin c cause miscarriage

A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
No: Vitamin C in reasonable doses will not do anything to cause miscarriage. Rather than spending $ on vitamins why don't you eat fresh fruits? Best wis ... Read More

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Nikolaos Zacharias
25 years experience Maternal-Fetal Medicine
No.: Excessive vitamin c can lead to kidney stones and colics, but has not direct relationship (causal or other) to pregnancy loss as far as i know. Take u ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Whiting
26 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: Vitamin C is not known to cause miscarriages at 5 months or any other time during pregnancy. Best wishes!
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vitamins: No, vitamin c does not induce miscarriage. It is an essential water soluble vitamin that is safe during pregnancy. Excess doses may cause diarhea.
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: That is not a typical symptom I am familiar with but too much anything will cause some symptoms. Best way to find out is to stop it and see if headach ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No: Vitamin C intake would not cause deficiency of potassium. Sources of vitamin C like orange juice also have potassium.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Rumbyrt
31 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Possible: There are many causes of hives. Most likely, too much vitamin c is not the cause but rather something that contains vitamin c (like a supplement or a ... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No: Vitamin D toxicity is very rare; one generally has to take at least 40,000 iu/day for months to get toxic levels. Symptoms of toxicity include poor ap ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ramsay Kuo
25 years experience Urology
2 grams daily: A study at UT Southwestern found that ingestion of 2 grams of vitamin C daily resulted in a statistically higher urinary oxalate concentration than in ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Seth Derman
32 years experience Fertility Medicine
No: Excess vitamin c does not cause miscarriages.
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Liver damage: If you have too much salt in your diet, that excess sodium won't cause liver damage, according to the National Library of Medicine. High dietary intak ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit C: Does not affect cycle or risk of misscarriage.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hutchinson
33 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Allergic response: Hives are generally an allergic response not a sign of overdosage. I would wonder if you we're allergic to something in the compound. Since vitamin ... Read More
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Roger Harms
Specializes in Gynecology
Stress has long been suspected as a possible cause of early miscarriage, but there's little evidence to support the theory: Up to 20 percent of known pregnancies end in miscarriage. Typically, early miscarriage is caused by a fetal chromosomal abnormality or another problem ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. John Despain
36 years experience Dermatology
No: I cannot imagine how.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shiroko Sokitch
36 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not likely: Emergency is just vitamin c, magnesium and some electrolytes, its not likely to cause a miscarriage.
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
39 years experience Clinical Psychology
Vitamin C & diet: Our bodies excrete excess vitamin C, even in supplement form. So, no problem. Acidic content may be upsetting for stomach however. Peace and good he ... Read More
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vit D and Hair loss: Vitamin D acts more like a hormone in that it goes into our cells DNA making that cell do what it was supposed to do. This works in all cells includi ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Laura Pearlman
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: That should not cause constipation.
A female asked:
Dr. Myrtle Oates
38 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Vitamin C not cause: Hello Deborah, High doses of Vitamin C are not related to bleeding in pregnancy. Vitamin C is good to take in this season of colds and flu but look f ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
49 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes,: A pregnant shouldn't as a general rule take no medication, illicit or not during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. One glass of wine ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Vit C: Is safe during pregnancy, too much will cause diarhea.

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