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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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