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are zinc and vitamin b complex supplements good to treat ulcerative colitis?

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Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
Not aware: I am not aware that vitamin or mineral supplements help in ulcerative colitis.
Answered on Nov 19, 2012
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