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is there any harm in taking biotin

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Continue-good 4 you!: Not only is biotin perfectly safe to take in pregnancy, it is common;y deficient & may prevent birth defects. It is also likely to prevent elevated bl ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Caution re: MSM: Biotin is perfectly safe & may help balance your blood sugars. I would be cautious about msm. Like most substances, its safety has not been studied du ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rifat Naghmi
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Biotin: It serves no purpose.
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A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tsu-Yi Chuang
49 years experience Dermatology
Unlikely: But some might have allergic reaction to it.
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Vitamin B 7: According to a number of sources, when used orally in doses of up to 10 mg per day, biotin (or vitamin b7) does not cause side effects. Biotin helps t ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Rhoads
37 years experience Family Medicine
No, unless . . .: We get all the biotin we need in the normal diet. Any touted benefits of additional biotin are not well-proven. If a person was so profoundly malnour ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Rocamboli
17 years experience Family Medicine
Not really: Just take a moderate dose 1000mcg a day is much more than enough and is still very safe. It is even safe at higher doses, but i don't think you'll get ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
35 years experience Internal Medicine
Much over the: 100% US RDA has never been shown to do anything. Keratin is a not very good protein similar to gelatin and mucilage. A regular (Hallal) diet low in al ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marcie Berman
38 years experience Clinical Psychology
Why are u taking it: The first question to address is why you are taking it and whether is is actually an effective remedy. Next, you need to speak with your doctor about ... Read More

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