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Have there been documented fetal health problems related to mercury in fish eating communities?

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Dr. Paige Gutheil
Family Medicine
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In brief: Yes

Mercury as a neurotoxin does increase risk for fetal development issues although the risk is thought to be small if high mercury containing fish is avoided.

In brief: Yes

Mercury as a neurotoxin does increase risk for fetal development issues although the risk is thought to be small if high mercury containing fish is avoided.
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