Zink deficiency getting worse by taking supplementary zinc
Patient :A doctor perscribed me 600 mg of zinc according to my zinc level (633). Now after taking them for more than a month, the deficiency is even more (520). The doctor told me to continue taking the same dosage for another month. Is that safe to take such high dosage of Zinc while it actually didn't work in the past month?
Symptoms: I have had perioral dermatitis for about a year now. I'm not sure whether it is related to zinc deficiency but my doctor explained that it could be related.
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