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What are the reasons why I get infections in my vaginal area so easily? A doctor tld my husband he has too much keratin in his sperm. Is that true?
Depends: Never heard the keratin response. You first need to determine what type of infection--this can be done by your health care provider. If yeast, is he circumcised? If BV (very common) talk about prevention techniques. If sexually transmitted disease--frank discussion with your partner and treatment of all partners. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Kidney function: Creatinine , not keratin, is a substance excreted by the kidney.High levels in blood may indicate decreased kidney function. Usually creatinine level is plugged in a formula , to calculate the kidney function. If the kidney function is less than 10-25%, usually dialysis is planned. If the creatinine rises from 0 .8 to 1.6, it means 50% decline in kidney function. ...Read more
Biotin: there is not better biotin. It is an OTC supplement that has no controls how what goes in it what the snake oil salesperson can tell you what it will do. It will certainly take money our to your pocket for no good reason. ...Read more
See below: You probably mean creatinine in urine. Creatinine is a substance which is checked in the blood to measure kidney function. It is present in the urine normally also, and can help to accurately determine kidney function. ...Read more
Keratinized tissue: Most dentists talk about keratinized tissue as the tissue that helps protect your teeth. A thicker zone or width of keratinized tissue, makes the tissues more stable to avoid trauma or inflammation! thin zones, of this type of tissue, will result in recession and bone loss with trauma or inflammation! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Is it safe to half a biotin pill(10, 000 mcg biotin with 100 mg keratin)and take in the morning and at night.
Biotin: You can take biotin, but it really doesn' t help your hair or anything else in your body. ...Read more
Yes: But don't overdo it. Pregnant women need 30 micrograms of biotin each day, so discuss with your doctor dietary changes you can make or supplements you can add to your daily routine to reach that goal. http://www.livestrong.com/article/476781-can-you-take-biotin-while-pregnant/ ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Biotin shampoo and conditioner vs Keratin shampoo and conditioner. Which would be more effective in growth, repair and/or nourishment?
Neither.: Shampoos and conditioners have little or no effect on hair "growth, repair and nourishment". Oral biotin (5000 units/day) has been shown to have some beneficial effect - but in general, eat a healthy diet and minimize drugs & alcohol, and your hair will look great and stay healthy. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Main one: Main one would be hair breakage and allergy to the chemicals in the treatment. ...Read more
Excessive amount: The recommended daily intake of biotin while breastfeeding is 30 mcg per day. 10,000 mcg is an excessive amount. Taking keratin by mouth also unlikely to improve your hair as it will be degraded in the gut. Avoid taking either biotin or keratin in excessive amounts as much will end up in your urine or stool. Check out this healthy eating reference https://www.choosemyplate.gov/MyPlate ...Read more