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Is it safe to take collagen supplements

A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anthony LaBarbera
Dr. Anthony LaBarberaanswered
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Yes: There is no contraindication.
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
A Verified Doctoranswered
Trauma Surgery 51 years experience
YES IT'S SAFE: Will it do any good? Doubtful
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
Internal Medicine 29 years experience
Take iron alone : Away from everything else or it can inhibit absorption, especially of vitamins and minerals.
A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
Since these supplements are not investigated by the FDA physicians are reluctant to endorse them as there is concern about possible contaminants that ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 43 years experience
There is no contraindication but I do not think collagen supplement will benefit your hair and skin.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
Infectious Disease 54 years experience
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
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Harry Greenberg
Dermatology 28 years experience
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
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joseph Eastern
Dermatology 45 years experience
The biotin will help a little, if there is a sufficiently high dosage, but oral collagen is useless for hair and nails. Get your money back and buy p... Read More
A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
A Verified Doctoranswered
Endocrinology 52 years experience
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
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dora Chizea
Anti-Aging Medicine 49 years experience
Collagen is the most abundant protein in the body involved in the formation of bone, cartilage, muscles, tendons and even the largest organ in the bod... Read More
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