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what are the side effects of collagen supplements

A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Not particularly: If you want to make your own just save your nail clippings & grind them up to use in a drink. They are just another protein source. Supplements ar ... Read More

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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Chandler
33 years experience Ophthalmology
Crosslinking: Corneal cross linking is a procedure designed to strengthen the chemical bonds in the cornea to prevent or stabilize ectasia (usually from keratoconus ... Read More
Dr. William Trattler
29 years experience LASIK Surgery
Crosslinking (CXL): Side effects or risks with CXL depend on the technique. Eli-Off - where the epithelium is removed - has more risk - as the epithelium has to heal ove ... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brock Ridenour
36 years experience Plastic Surgery
Yes: Collagen for injection is derived from either a human or an animal source. Collagen of the lattter type can cause allergic reactions that are sometime ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Probably not: "Pure marine collagen" is not an FDA approved medication, which means there is probably not any good research on the product itself. It is ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Collagen capsules: No you should not have any side effects and the capsule should not intrfere with your birth control tablets
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
52 years experience Ophthalmology
None known: Lutein supplements are given as an adjunct for the support of the health of the macula. This is largely theoretical but there is a large nih study un ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
32 years experience Psychiatry
Alfalfa: Increased skin sensitivity to the sun, increase symptoms of autoimmune diseases such as lupus, estrogen-like effects, & decrease blood sugar.
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Dr. Dan Fisher
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Drowsiness: Recommended dose is up to 10 mg per night. Larger doses may produce excessive drowsiness. Other central nervous system depressants may enhance the ef ... Read More
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A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Nausea vomit: Its has been reported as an infrequent cause of nausea, vomiting, change in taste and mouth soreness. Rare instances of drowsiness and respiratory dis ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Allergic to shell: Fish, that medecine made from shell fish.There is some evidence suggesting that glucosamine, in doses used to treat osteoarthritis, may worsen blood s ... Read More
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