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Accidental intake of nutrient supplements by an infant - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   Can you tell me if 500 mg krill oil will hurt my 2 yr old
Doctor :   May I ask you a few more questions pertaining to your problem to help you better.
User :   Ok
Doctor :   May I know if your baby has swallowed the krill oil pill or medication ?
User :   I'm not sure if she swallowed a softgel, I knocked bottle over not sure if she got to one before I did
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Actually the krill oil is no harmful but the residues in the krill oil are harmful as they can be toxins in the krills.
Doctor :   May i know when the baby has swallowed ?
User :   About 9:30pm
Doctor :   Ok.
Doctor :   Do you see any blurring in vision or any vomitings or any other side effcets ?
User :   No she is not displaying any side effects
Doctor :   Ok, That itself might be a good indicator.
Doctor :   Is your child used to take fish or others ea foods in her diet.
User :   yes, she eats fish
Doctor :   Ok, Then it may effect the least as they may be used to sea food.
Doctor :   Pls. do not worry.
User :   Thank you for your help.
Doctor :   One tablet would not cause any adverse side effcts.
Doctor :   Pls. take care.
User :   Thanks again
Doctor :   Thank you for consulting me.
Doctor :   Take acre, bye for now.
User :   bye
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