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can biotin cause weight gain?

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Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Haven't heard of it: Haven't heard of biotin causing weight gain. Haven't heard of any of the common over-the-counter vitamins causing weight gain.
Answered on Oct 24, 2017
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