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will biotin make my hair thicker

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Biotin: That vitamin is OK but you will still need to see a doctor about your hair falling out. You are likely to be referred to a specialist.
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
57 years experience Dermatology
None of them: There is no magic vitamin for hair. The con men hope to scam some of your money. Now you know the truth, you need not be a sucker. If you have an issu ... Read More
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A 50-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
32 years experience Dermatology
Telogen Effluvium : Telogen effluvium is a form of nonscarring alopecia characterized by diffuse hair shedding, often with an acute onset. A chronic form with a more insi ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vicki Levine
41 years experience Dermatology
Loss of weight: Since you lost so much weight in such a short. Of time you developed telogen effluvium.The hair loss is not permanent however since you are a vegetari ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience 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
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antoanella Calame
19 years experience Dermatology
Linked: It can help but there is natural biotin in most of the foods we eat. If it pertains to hair loss, there is some preliminary evidence that hair loss ca ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
52 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Biotin supplements are advertised as promoting hair growth but there is no scientific data supporting that claim.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Cahill
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Won't hurt: We know that deficiency can cause brittle hair or hair loss. Some studies suggest it may help your hair. Interestingly it may also support mood stabi ... Read More
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A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
No, unlikely to help: 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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