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Review: could Biotin cause Eczema?





Summary: Eczema is reported only by a few people who take Biotin.

We study 1,409 people who have side effects while taking Biotin from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Eczema. Find out below who they are, when they have Eczema and more.

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Biotin

Biotin has active ingredients of biotin. It is often used in hair loss. (latest outcomes from Biotin 1,660 users)

Eczema

Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, crohn's disease, asthma.(latest reports from Eczema 9,653 patients)

On Dec, 15, 2014: 1,409 people reported to have side effects when taking Biotin. Among them, 2 people (0.14%) have Eczema.

Trend of Eczema in Biotin reports

Time on Biotin when people have Eczema * :

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Age of people who have Eczema when taking Biotin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Eczema0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

Severity of Eczema when taking Biotin ** :

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How people recovered from Eczema ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Arthralgia (1 people, 50.00%)
  2. Epicondylitis (1 people, 50.00%)
  3. Dyspepsia (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Crohn's disease (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Back pain (1 people, 50.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (2 people, 100.00%)
  2. Vitamin d (2 people, 100.00%)
  3. Estratest (1 people, 50.00%)
  4. Flonase (1 people, 50.00%)
  5. Klonopin (1 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    I had a kidney infection for 1.5 months diagnosed in August this year it took 2 lots of antibiotics to kick it but now I am left with SEVERE urinary retention I had a cystoscopy which only lasted for 24 hours it was done when I was awake so I think that it wasn't very affective by the next morning I was again in agony with lower back pain and pain around my kidneys. I had to swap consultants I am seeing my new one tomorrow but now I am suffering with severe urinary retention I pass urine 1-2 times a day I try to go if my bladder feels full I can be sat on my toilet for 20 mins and its just a few drops so I get bad lower stomach pain too from the pressure as I cannot go properly. My consultant gave me Cefalexin but my GP was very wary giving it to me as I am only 24 years old and they don't usually give it to women.

    Does urinary retention cause bad dizziness and how can I help the symptoms because the back and kidney pain along with the lower stomach pain keeps me up for most of the night I am getting about 4-5 hours sleep I work as a nanny so I am constantly feeling exhausted

    Thank you
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  • Biotin and heart races? connection?
    About 2 weeks ago I started on 3mg of Biotin a day. After about 4 days my heart started racing for period. It was uncomfortable and distracting. It's been nearly 2 weeks now and it's settled some but in the evening it comes back. Occassionaly during the day. Maybe at night I just notice it more but I don't think I notice it during the day, possible a little but at night it escalates. Is it possible that Biotin can cause damage. Why hasn't it gone away after near 2 weeks? I had no racing before starting Biotin. I've had a regularly scheduled checked about 4 days after stopping taking the Biotin. I didn't mention anything to the doc but he noticed nothing about my heartbeat or deep breathing. It's distracts and I wish it would subside! Any clues here? Thanks, jack
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  • Can biotin cause prolonged heart racing?
    I started taking 3mg of biotin a day for about 3 or 4 days. I noticed my heart racing which was unusual for me. None before starting biotin. I've stopped over a week ago, going on 2 weeks and my heart still races. More at night or maybe I notice it more at night. No, I would notice it during the day. But when I sit down to relax at night it begins to flip and flop. Why is this persisting after near 2 weeks of stopping. By the way, I had a regular checkup about 4 or 5 days after stopping and the physician didn't say anything about what he heard in my heart and deep breathing. I have no pain but the palpitations are distracting and somewhat worrisome. Is there any cases of biotin doing damage to the heart?
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  • Did diarrhea eventually stop after stopping the biotin and if so, how long after?
    I have colitis and recently had a flare up! Due to prednisone I lost a lot of my hair. I started to take biotin, I started with one pill a day and has no diarrhea until I started taking 3 pills a day! I'm also on remicade infusions every 2 months!
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