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Does fish oil contain iron

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Thomas Knecht
A Verified Doctoranswered
33 years experience
It's OK: Hi. Yes, that's OK. Iron is a pro-oxidant and fish oils are highly susceptible to oxidation, but that's only a theoretical concern. It wouldn't hurt t... Read More
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Dermatology 59 years experience
You can: But fish oil is a waste of money. Do not take iron unless you have heavy menstrual bleeding or other reason to think you are iron- deficient. A blood ... Read More
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Dr. Randy Baker
Holistic Medicine 42 years experience
Yes,not at same time: Minerals & fatty acids combine to form soaps, so it is best to take fish oil separately from minerals (at least an hour apart). I advise not taki... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
Obstetrics and Gynecology 24 years experience
Vitamins: In general it is safe to take Vitamins unless restricted by your doctor.
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
Clinical Psychology 42 years experience
You probably don't: Need the resveratrol at age 16. The others sound ok as long as you are in good health and have no contraindications in your history.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rick Koch
Cardiology 24 years experience
Yes : Don't see a problem with this.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
Cardiology 23 years experience
Hard to know: If you have had a deficiency of one of these vitamins or minerals, your symptoms should gradually improve- hair/nails will take a while because of slo... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pamela Pappas
Psychiatry 44 years experience
You can, but: It's not uncommon for melatonin to result in headache -- I have heard this from others. Also, it's best to take vitamins separately from other medica... Read More
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sue Ferranti
Internal Medicine 31 years experience
You can take these at the same time without an issue. However, be careful with the iron-it can build up if your levels are normal to begin with, depen... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
A Verified Doctoranswered
Family Medicine 51 years experience
Yes: Fish oil is notorious for causing rash , rarely multivitamins can do it, I have never heard of iron doing this with anemia
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 46 years experience
It's the iron: It will turn your stools black or dark green.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
No but ...: Fish oils do not contain testosterone but there are a few studies showing that fish oils can decrease sex hormone binding globulin (a molecule that bi... Read More
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