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Zinc Side effects


Posted by Alkali

Hi!

I have light prostate problem and was advised to take ZINC SUPPLEMENT with my food, when i started, i noticed blood in my stool and when i stopped the blood stopped.few months later i continued and with the zinc intake again and i saw small bllod in my urine today. Is blood in anyway related to the intake?thanks

 
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Hi Alkali

That sounds pretty disturbing! Zinc supplements don't have 'side effects' like this.  Can you tell us - 

- was the zinc supplement from the same tablet bottle each time you tried it?  

- what was the strength of the zinc tablet?

- what was the form of the zinc? (e.g zinc oxide or......?) 

Regards, Olwen :-) 

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