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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Candace Spann
20 years experience Dermatology
Daily: Biotin is a vitamin that is shown to promote healthy hair, skin, and nails. A dose of 3, 000 micrograms daily seems to promote hair growth. Lysine i ... Read More

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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joy Jackson
18 years experience Family Medicine
As : As a general rule of thumb, it is better to take vitamins with a meal. This allows for better absorption. However this is not an absolute. In addition ... Read More
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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Diet & exercise: Agree with Dr. J. Unless you are deficient in these vitamins, taking these will not be helpful, irrespective of the time you take those Have a health ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
22 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Prenatal MVI (multivitamin) : The best advice would be to adjust your eating habit. Try to eat better and healthier. Increase vegetable and fruits. In addition, since you are at ch ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lois Freisleben-Cook
40 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: you can take biotin as long as you take it in moderation.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Edith Allen
22 years experience Pediatrics
No, it is not needed: Biotin is present in a wide variety of food. Deficiencies are rare. Consider discussing with your primary care doctor supplementing if: 1. Your chil ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
WhatDoYouMeanAllAtOn: What do you mean all at once what? If you mean that can you take all the piils at one time.The answer is no,And don't take more than one a day And why ... Read More
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Dr. Christian Pariseau
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Dont need mo biotin: biotin deficiency is very very rare. It is trendy right now to take if for hair and nails. Going beyond 100 mcg per day is not necessary and there i ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
37 years experience Family Medicine
Probably: Nih advises : appropriate dose of biotin depends on several factors: user’s age, health, et al. Not enough scientific info now to determine appropriat ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Mcadams
22 years experience Internal Medicine
Depends: It depends on why you are taking the supplement. The only condition that biotin treats is a true biotin deficiency. If you have this the recommended ... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Too much/toxic?: Daily requirement of biotin is 30 micrograms and is readily available in a well balanced diet. High doses as much as 2to10 mgm has been recommended b ... Read More

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