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What Is Keratin Debris
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 more
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
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 more
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
Biotin shampoo and conditioner vs Keratin shampoo and conditioner. Which would be more effective in growth, repair and/or nourishment?
Hair repair: Keratin shampoo/conditioner coats the hair shaft with Keratin (protein), protecting the hair shaft. Biotin shampoo /conditioner wouldn't be effective, because the hair shaft can't use it. Biotin is a vitamin that helps in the maintaining strong hair and nails, but it must be taken orally to be effective. ...Read more
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
Growth products: If you are having issues with hair growth you should visit you hairdresser or your doctor or both. "High quality - inexpensive" is not likely to cover what you need. ...Read more
What to do if I had a keratin on my shoulder 2 year ago it was burnt off but it has come back under and around the scar and?
None: None known if used as directed.Get a more detailed answer ›
I have a wen cyst on my scalp. Could this have been caused by the use of keratin shampoo and keratin conditioner?
Shampoo and cysts: Shampoos cannot cause cysts. Cysts can be caused by trauma or heredity but most of the time we don't know what causes them. Most of the time scalp cysts are pilar cysts, that form from the outer root sheath of the hair follicle, much deeper than any shampoo can reach. ...Read more
I understand keratosis pilaris is an issue of excess keratin, does this excess keratin affect the hair on the head too? Ie. Causing it to be brittle?
Keratosis Pilaris: Can affect hair brittleness. Check out http://www. Mayoclinic. Com/health/keratosis-pilaris/ds00769. ...Read more
Too many!: Looking good & staying healthy need not be mutually exclusive goals, & the evidence shows that bkt may not be safe for anyone, least of all pregnant women. I always counsel my patients to very carefully consider what they "feed" not only their mouths, but also their skin and scalp- which are highly vascular and large "consumers" of products. Most products are never going to be tested on preggos.. ...Read more
If I use keratin for a long period of time, will my hair be permanently straight and not dry or frizzy?
Keratin use: Keratin is used to straighten the hair, its effect will last for certain duration and can't be permanent as hair keeps on growing so the effect can't be permanent. Hair grow at rate of about 1 cm per month ...Read more
I have just used a conditioner with keratin for my hair...I read on the internet it is not safe during pregnancy. Is it true?
I just bought a supplement of a biotin 10, 000 mcg with keratin 100mg, I also am taking multivitamin, can I take those two together?
Yes, you can: There are no drug interactions between biotin, keratin and multivitamins. If concerned you should always consult with your doctor and ask for his advice. ...Read more
Does keratin hair treatment prevent water from reaching my actual hair when I wash it?? Does it form a layer around each hair and do so?
Not exactly: Contrary to what it sounds like, a "keratin hair treatment" actually uses an alkaline chemical to break the disulfide bonds of curly hair and effectively temporarily straighten it. The "keratin" part of the treatment is actually the last part, that which conditions and strengthens the hair as well as reversing damage by the straightening chemical. Your hair still get wet and washed by shampoo. ...Read more