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A 39-year-old member asked:

since tuna has mercury and you eat a lot of it, what are symptoms of mercury poison?

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Dr. Douglas Tavenner, jr.
Cosmetic Dentistry 50 years experience

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A 38-year-old member asked:

How much mercury is in "light" tuna compared to "white" tuna?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Mercury in Tuna: Big eye & ahi tuna should be avoided due to high mercury level. Yellow fin & white albacore tuna intake should be limited. Skipjack & canned chunk light tuna have a lower amount of mercury.
Durham, NC
A 35-year-old female asked:

Always order ahi tuna when at restaurant - few times a month. Can mercury in that amount be harmful?

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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine 31 years experience
Maybe: how much?: Depends on whether you're eating ahi steaks or sushi. Estimate the ounces you eat and your weight. Check out the tuna calculator at environmental working group website www.Ewg/tunacalculator.
Durham, NC
A 35-year-old female asked:

Usually order ahi tuna (steaks) when out at restaurants (2 times a month) + 1 time of ahi tuna sushi. Can that level of mercury be harmful?

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Dr. Daniel Lee
Obstetrics and Gynecology 20 years experience
No: No. This will not cause harmful levels of mercury.
A 45-year-old member asked:

Would anything happen if you ate tuna all the time?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 25 years experience
Mercury: You could take in excess mercury.
A 19-year-old female asked:

Am i allowed to have a lot of tuna?

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Dr. Erik Suh
Dr. Erik Suh answered
Family Medicine 24 years experience
Moderation: Tuna is good, but eat in moderation due to sometime mercury that is in them.

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