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will biotin help grow facial hair

A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Not really: Although biotin deficiency is considered to be a cause of hair loss.But there is no evidence that biotin will get women to get facial hair or make the ... Read More

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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Balin
46 years experience in Dermatology
Biotin: Severe biotin deficiency can cause loss of hair. However many other signs of deficiency would be present as well including: dermatitis, atrophic gloss ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience in Rheumatology
No: There is no evidence it has any benefit for facial hair growth.
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Edwin Ishoo
27 years experience in ENT and Head and Neck Surgery
Hair growth: Hair growth is genetic. Have your doctor perform a hormonal evaluation to rule out male hormone deficiency. If normal, there is nothing you can do to ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 years experience in Family Medicine
Ask people/look in: You can ask people around you or your hair dresser if there is any change or look yourself in mirror.Or you can take before and after pictures.
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory LaMorte
41 years experience in Periodontics
Not scientific: Biotin is often recommended as a dietary supplement for strengthening hair and nails, though scientific data supporting this usage are weak. Neverthe ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Peterson Pierre
23 years experience in Dermatology
Rogaine (minoxidil) can help: Apply rogaine (minoxidil) 5% twice a day to that area and you should see results within a few weeks.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience in Endocrinology
No: Won't help it or hurt it. Save your $$.
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Marx
47 years experience in Pain Management
Needs Evaluation: Complete endocrine and gyn examination are needed to help you find the answer to your question.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
56 years experience in Dermatology
NO EFFECT: In fact no effect on anything. Biotin is a complete waste of money. The only people who ever derive any benefit from biotin are the slick companies wh ... Read More

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