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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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What are the benefits of biotin? I originally bought the pills to help my hair grow faster and be healthier. I hear its good for skin as well but does it actually do to it?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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What are the benefits of biotin? I originally bought the pills to help my hair grow faster and be healthier. I hear its good for skin as well but does it actually do to it?

Hair growth/skin: It is claimed to be good for hair growth and is also good for skin.It tends to keep the skin well hydrated from inside and that is good for the skin and stimulates the skin cells renewal process.But in some cases it has been known to cause acne or make it worse. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
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Benefits of almond oil for skin, hair, and internal health?

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
6M people helped
Benefits of almond oil for skin, hair, and internal health?

None: There is no end to the various permutations of snake oil. Almonds are a good food. If you like them, eat them. Prefer UNsalted. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped
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Can you tell me the benefits of msm for your hair skin and nails?

Dr. Ronald Krauser
Board Certified, Rheumatology
47 years in practice
66M people helped

There is none.: Msm or otherwise known as DMSO has been purported to have numerous uses with the vast majority never proven with any scientific data. Hair loss is one of those purported uses. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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Whats virgin coconut oil benefits for skin hair and nails?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
Whats virgin coconut oil benefits for skin hair and nails?

Moisturizer: It works well as a hair conditioner and as a skin moisturizer. It contains lauric acid which is antimicrobial. It is used in some cultures for wound care and for viruses. ...Read more

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Dr. Warren Strudwick
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Dr. Raymond Schneider
Board Certified, Family Medicine
41 years in practice
960K people helped
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I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth. Are these proven benefits? Which is true?

Dr. Raymond Schneider
Board Certified, Family Medicine
41 years in practice
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I have read that green tea aids in weight loss, clears skin, prevents cancer, and stimulates hair growth.  Are these proven benefits?  Which is true?

All of the above: The green tea has a lot of great antioxidant properties and has been used for much more than you listed. I admit i was surprised when i researched it a few years ago, . ...Read more

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Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Board Certified, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
46 years in practice
366K people helped
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What effects does hair bleach have if i get it on my skin, especially my fingers?

Dr. Mary Esther Carlin
Board Certified, Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics
46 years in practice
366K people helped
What effects does hair bleach have if i get it on my skin, especially my fingers?

May cause skin damag: Hair bleach usually contains hydrogen peroxide and some other chemicals that can be toxic/ damaging to the skin. You should wear gloves to apply hair bleach and quick;y wash off any that gets on your skin. Sometimes a soothimngnlotion like lanolin, aloe or hand cream may be helpful too. ...Read more

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Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
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Do prenatal pills really make skin clearer and hair grow?

Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
25 years in practice
49M people helped
Do prenatal pills really make skin clearer and hair grow?

They can: Your body requires certain vitamins and minerals for proper metabolism and for maintenance of healthy tissues. If the vitamins are filling a deficit in your diet, they will potentially have the effects you are questioning. ...Read more

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Dr. Paul Harper
Board Certified, General Surgery
47 years in practice
1M people helped
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Does having long hair have any benefits or downfalls?

Dr. Paul Harper
Board Certified, General Surgery
47 years in practice
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Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
6M people helped
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How to reduce hair from face skin?

Dr. J. Lawrence Dohan
Board Certified, Dermatology
52 years in practice
6M people helped
How to reduce hair from face skin?

Depends: Depends on type of skin, type of hair, your preferences. Shaving does not stimulate hair growth! chemical removal, electrolysis, laser are all used. If you have loss of scalp hair or fail to have regular menstrual bleeding, you may have a medical problem. Some meds, hormones, birth control systems may be factors. ...Read more

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Dr. Stephen Camacho
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
460K people helped
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Does tweezing hair damage the skin?

Dr. Stephen Camacho
Board Certified, Family Medicine
19 years in practice
460K people helped

Tweezing hair: When you tweeze hair by the follicle you affect it's future growth. There should not be any affect to the skin itself. ...Read more

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