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Dr. Natalie Hodge
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Can cough syrup and vitamin C D drop cause napy rashes to my 4 month old baby?

Can cough syrup and vitamin C D drop cause napy rashes to my 4 month old baby?

Vit C Could: I think you are saying "diaper rashes" And yes the vitamin C could definitely cause a diaper rash due to its acidity. I would discontinue its use. ...Read more

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Supplements (Definition)

Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


Dr. Lydia Collins
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Can daily doses of vitamin c, selenium, & folic acid improve the body's defenses against hpv? What about a decaffeinated green tea extract supplement?

Can daily doses of vitamin c, selenium, & folic acid improve the body's defenses against hpv? What about a decaffeinated green tea extract supplement?

Lack of evidence: There is no peer-reviewed researched evidence to support use of these supplements to improve defenses against hpv. But eating a diet high in fresh fruits and vegetables especially cruciferous and high in beta-carotene may be helpful. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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What's the best time of day to take vitamin C supplements?

What's the best time of day to take vitamin C supplements?

Any time is good: Our bodies need vitamin c 24 hours a day so it should not make a big difference when you take it. However, vitamin c does not stay in your body for very long so it is wise to take it at least twice a day. I take vitamin c in the morning and evening but it might be even better to take 3x/day. I advise 500mg-2000 mg per dose. See http://www.Vitamincfoundation.Org/faq.Shtml#q7. ...Read more

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Dr. Randy Baker
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What is the best vitamin C supplement?

What is the best vitamin C supplement?

Lypo-Spheric C: Until recently i would have said most vitamin c is created equal, but a relatively new formulation called lypo-spheric c is much better absorbed and can cross cell membranes better. See http://www.Livonlabs.Com/ it is pricier than other forms of c, but if you are motivated you can make your own liposomal vit c at home: see http://www.Quantumbalancing.Com/liposomalc.Htm. ...Read more

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Dr. Michio Abe
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Is it beneficial to take a vitamin C supplement daily for a healthy male in late 20's?

Is it beneficial to take a vitamin C supplement daily for a healthy male in late 20's?

Not indicated: It is not necessary for an otherwise healthy male in late 20s to take a vitamin c supplement. But it woudn't hurt take some within reason. It would be better to get vitamins from whole foods. ...Read more

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Dr. Aasim Sehbai
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If I decide to have vitamin C as a supplement, should I have an injection or tablet pills?

Vitamin c: Take in a pill form 500 mg daily. Injections of vitamin c can have reactions. There is a chewable form too as it can be associated with sins reflux symptoms because of ascorbic acid. You can get vit c over the counter from any grocery or pharmacy store. ...Read more

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Dr. Shalini Sethi
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Can an excess of vitamin C supplements be harmful to children?

Can an excess of vitamin C supplements be harmful to children?

No : Water soluble vitamins are excreted out , yet do not give anything in excess and more than needed . ...Read more

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Dr. Ed Friedlander
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I took vitamin C supplement 1000 mg per day.Is that can cause bad effect to my body? Too much acid?

This is okay: It's unlikely to do you any good or harm. The people who get into trouble with Ascorbic Acid have taken more than ten times this much. I'm going to assume you have normal kidney function. Thanks for writing. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Which is the best vitamin C supplement?

Which is the best vitamin C supplement?

Brand?: Healthtap Doctors are asked not to endorse specific brands or product lines. Take care. ...Read more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
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Do i need to take vitamin C supplements daily?

Do i need to take vitamin C supplements daily?

No if your diet has: No it is not necessary if your diet contains enough as a source of vit c.The following is the list chilli pepper&parsley orange strawberries red pepper broccoli liver guava kiwi fruit lemon papaya. ...Read more

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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more


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Ascorbic Acid (Definition)

Ascorbic acid is a vitamin which is a kind of nutritional agent ...Read more


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