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Is it safe to give omega fish oils and vitamins to a child?

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Dr. William Jenkins
Anesthesiology

In brief: With a healthy diet

Supplementary vitamins have no benefit and may contain contaminants that can accumulate over time.

In brief: With a healthy diet

Supplementary vitamins have no benefit and may contain contaminants that can accumulate over time.
Dr. William Jenkins
Dr. William Jenkins
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Dr. Andrew Lipton
Holistic Medicine

In brief: Vitamins are safe

Yes omega fish oils are very safe and only typical adverse reactions are burping or bowel changes.
While excessive doses of fat soluble vitamins can accumulate, following the label on a children's vitamin is very safe.

In brief: Vitamins are safe

Yes omega fish oils are very safe and only typical adverse reactions are burping or bowel changes.
While excessive doses of fat soluble vitamins can accumulate, following the label on a children's vitamin is very safe.
Dr. Andrew Lipton
Dr. Andrew Lipton
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Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine

In brief: Vitamins

How old is the child? A pediatric vitamin at the recommended dose is safe.
Excessive vitamin a and d is dangerous and can cause medical problems, especially in children.

In brief: Vitamins

How old is the child? A pediatric vitamin at the recommended dose is safe.
Excessive vitamin a and d is dangerous and can cause medical problems, especially in children.
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Dr. Stevan Cordas
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Dr. Thomas Riney
Pediatrics

In brief: Not needed

If you give a child a balanced diet and a generic chewable multivitamin , he will be fine.

In brief: Not needed

If you give a child a balanced diet and a generic chewable multivitamin , he will be fine.
Dr. Thomas Riney
Dr. Thomas Riney
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