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    ginamarie74 posted:
    Is it safe to use 7500 Mcg's of biotin for hair and nails.? Lately hair been feeling thinner then normal in winter months..will this work what do you recommend. Hair washing are every other day or more.. , and hair is mostly down not tied up.
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    Mohiba K Tareen, MD responded:
    Biotin is a water soluble vitamin, thus it is not stored in your fat cells. For most individuals, it is safe. I would give your doctor a call just to alert him/ her that you are on biotin in the event that it may interfere with any medications you are on (which is very rare).

    I have seen a tremendous difference in my patients' hair and skin with regular use of biotin!
    Dr. Mohiba Tareen
    Tareen Dermatology, Roseville, Minn
    Castle Connoly's America's Top Cosmetic Dermatologists
    Adjunct Assistant Professor Univ of MN Dept of Dermatology
    www.TareenDermatology.com


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