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Is taking fish oil supplements safe?
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Dr. Francine Yep
Family Medicine
7 doctors agree
In brief: Before surgery
Stop your fish oil 1 week before surgery because of blood thinning risks.

In brief: Before surgery
Stop your fish oil 1 week before surgery because of blood thinning risks.
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Dr. Janet Greenhut
Preventive Medicine
4 doctors agree
In brief: Depends on dose
Under 3 grams a day is generally safe.
The american heart association recommends that if you take more than 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids, you should do so under a doctor's care. High intake of fish oil supplements can cause bleeding in some people.

In brief: Depends on dose
Under 3 grams a day is generally safe.
The american heart association recommends that if you take more than 3 grams a day of omega-3 fatty acids, you should do so under a doctor's care. High intake of fish oil supplements can cause bleeding in some people.
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