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Amperayani, I have a question about my niece. She is 21

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Hi Dr. Amperayani,I have a question about my niece. She is 21 months old. Her mother told me that she noticed darkening of her teeth which got worse lately. My niece was given iron supplements last summer for a few weeks. Do you think this is due to the iron supplements? What else can cause this?
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Thank you for giving me a very important information because if you had not revealed that; I would have asked you in my medical history questions as to any iron supplements you are being given.

Yes this could very well be because of iron supplementation and staining.

Nothing to worry about it and this is a temporary phenomena. But unfortunately can last for weeks to months.

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
She just corrected herself. She gave her D3 and not iron.

Ok...D3 should not be causing this staining unless - the color of the supplement solution is like this - but as such this looks like a staining by itself and nothing serious please.

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Customer: replied 6 days ago.
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