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If you have a fish allergy, can you take vitamins with fish oil?
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
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In brief: Best to avoid
It may be safe, but it's best to avoid fish oil if you're allergic to fish.
There are other ways to get omega-3 fatty acids from foods. Dr. Weill recommends fresh ground flax seed, walnuts, and walnut oil, although these omega-3 fatty acids aren't used by the body as efficiently as the ones in fish.

In brief: Best to avoid
It may be safe, but it's best to avoid fish oil if you're allergic to fish.
There are other ways to get omega-3 fatty acids from foods. Dr. Weill recommends fresh ground flax seed, walnuts, and walnut oil, although these omega-3 fatty acids aren't used by the body as efficiently as the ones in fish.
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