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too much biotin hair loss

A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
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
59 years experience Family Medicine
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
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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
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
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Geffner
53 years experience Endocrinology
No evidence: That biotin is effective for hair loss. Talk to a dermatologist to find out why the loss is occuring.
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Hair loss: Please have your doctor refer you to a Dermatologist. If he/she says no please have your parents find the right Dermatologist for you!
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Daus
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
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
43 years experience Internal Medicine
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 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Glynis Ablon
28 years experience Dermatology
I recommend 300: micrograms a day
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A 16-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
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
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience Family Medicine
Biotin has been reco: Biotin has been recommended by some dermatologists and alternate medicine practitioners.As it is shown that biotin deficiency can cause hair loss.It c ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But you dhould see an endocrinologist. You are too young to lose hair.
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