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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Boling
39 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Fetal effects: Mercury in certain forms, ingested, could cause fetal brain development problems

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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Theodore Davantzis
40 years experience Dentistry
Everyone will b fine: Both you and your baby will be fine. Amalgam fillings have been placed for over 150 years... If there was an issue, medical science would have determi ... Read More
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Dr. Paul Grin answered
36 years experience Pain Management
Amalgam is safe: The amalgam is a safe and durable choice. Most research finds no relationship between fillings and symptoms of mercury poisoning or other side effects ... Read More
Dr. Debra Rosenblatt
38 years experience Dentistry
Amalgam is ok: Amalgam is a choice of restorative materials that is approved by the Americal Dental Association. Ask your dentist about other restorative options th ... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Quynh-Thu Gigi Doan
15 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
No: You want to limit your exposure to mercury in pregnancy, which is why there are only certain kinds of seafood that are safe to consume in pregnancy.
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Dr. Kyle Shank
13 years experience Dentistry
Yes: The mercury is a non-issue. No evidence that it will harm you or the baby. That said, we try to get all dental work done in the second trimester. I ... Read More
Dr. Alex Shvartsman
25 years experience Cosmetic Dentistry
IAOMT protocol: I would do it asap as you are constantly releasing mercury vapor. Use dentist who adheres to the iaomt protocol. Google it. I would start with googlin ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Parul Krishnamurthy
34 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Avoid large fish: Fish consumption during pregnancy should be no more than twice a week. Avoid large fish such as shark, swordfish, large tuna, eel etc due to risk of m ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mercury intake: Why not just avoid food high in mercury (check fish below).Fish with very high potential mercury levels: shark, swordfish, marlin, king mackerel, big ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Derrick Lonsdale
73 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many fish: Concentrate mercury ln their flesh, particularly tuna and great lakes fish.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Evelyn Hurvitz
37 years experience Pediatrics
No: The only type of tuna that may have an increased percentage of mercury is solid white tuna. The recommendation is to avoid eating solid white tuna mo ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sathish Adigopula
20 years experience Pediatrics
/.: Ahi tuna is supposed to be high risk for mercury. Half life of mercury in body is about 2 months. That means if there were no further exposures to m ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
Mercury in tile fish: No worries. No problem with eating a few even with mercury but would check with your local OB as I don't know the Hg levels over there. I would be mor ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cornelia Franz
Specializes in Pediatrics
Buy fish oil that is: Pharmaceutical grade which means the processing has cleaned the mercury. Also while pregnant look at non fish sources of omega three fatty acids..Flax ... Read More

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