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Too much biotin hair loss

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
2 to 10 mgm: Recommended dose is 2 to 10 mgm per day by alternative medicine doctors and some dermatologists.

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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Albert Pizzo
Family Medicine 61 years experience
Biotin: This is a huge dose of biotin and is not safe. Perhaps the recommendation was for 15000 micrograms instead of mg. A mg = 1000 micrograms. Get anoth... Read More
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 years experience
See a Dermatologist: Biotin deficiency is rare, but can occur in persons with genetic mutations, on long-term antibiotics or anti-convulsants, or who eat a lot of raw egg ... Read More
A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
Endocrinology 55 years experience
No evidence: That biotin is effective for hair loss. Talk to a dermatologist to find out why the loss is occuring.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
Obstetrics and Gynecology 38 years experience
Hair loss and biotin: If you are low in this vitamin it will help but you need to know the cause of your hair loss. There are multiple cause and finding the cause is the f... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Inaam Schneider
Internal Medicine 45 years experience
Male hair loss: It is usually genetic . Minoxidil 5% twice a day is the treatment of choice . Takes 4-5 months to be effective . Once started , must be continued , ... Read More
A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology 45 years experience
Worthless: I am sorry you have not had your hair loss evaluated, but were given a "pop" remedy that seldom helps. Get a proper evaluation. If it is hypothyroidis... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
Yes: But make sure the thyroid is treated adequately also.
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
Dermatology 30 years experience
That seems really : excessive, studies show 300micrograms a day seems adequate
A female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 41 years experience
Biotin: isn't the treatment to your hair loss, and your treating rheumatologist has a logic behind advising against using it. Hair loss can be due to your or... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 57 years experience
Unlikely: Vitamin b7 is well-tolerated when taken as prescribed. There are no reported cases of adverse drug reactions or toxicity. Biotin is water-soluble and... Read More