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A 30-year-old female asked:

Can my fish oil pill (epa & dha) thin my blood or cause bleeding? i'm 10 weeks pregnant & have a subchorionic hematoma.

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Yes: Yes fish oil thins blood and if you are bleeding you need to stop taking this.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown commented
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Provided original answer
Hi - I see you replied that you are not bleeding which is good. In case of bleeding you need to stop for few days then resume. Hope it helps
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown commented
Integrative Medicine 35 years experience
Provided original answer
Hi - I see you replied that you are not bleeding which is good. In case of bleeding you need to stop for few days then resume. Hope it helps
Dec 16, 2012
Last updated Dec 20, 2012

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