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how long does it take for collagen supplements to work

A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Feig
17 years experience Family Medicine
For what: your question could be a bit more specific--for injections it can help for cosmetic purposes. For taking it for arthritis or to support joints, there ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Maybe not: There are thousands of supplements advertised to do all sorts of magical remedies. Very few supplements have real research studies to show benefits (b ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allan Goldstein
55 years experience Internal Medicine
No: No health value.
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
27 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There is no contraindication.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: I am unaware that there is any problem with that. Also consider a glyconutrient supplement. That can aid collagen and thyroid too!
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
Body odor?: You don't say the apparent source of the odor. Bad breath? Intestinal gas and feces? Body odor? Vaginal odor? All have different causes, and sometimes ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Take iron alone : Away from everything else or it can inhibit absorption, especially of vitamins and minerals.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sharon Ann Clark
40 years experience Plastic Surgery
No proof for this: Collagen, a natural protein, has not been shown to increase by take it orally vs. a healthy diet with protein rich food. Gastric enzymes digest colla ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
26 years experience Dermatology
It may be ok: I'm not sure that oral collagen supplements will do anything and topical collagen is not absorbed. No one is injecting collagen any more, as it has f ... Read More
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Dr. Herman Hammerstead
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YES IT'S SAFE: Will it do any good? Doubtful
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Vitamin: I started working on Vitamin D many decades ago. Many people - doctors included - recommend many vitamin supplements but I doubt that is helpful. Eat ... Read More
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