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Updated 14 February 2013

Signs of biotin deficiency

Eczema and dermatitis may be aggravated by a biotin deficiency. People whose intestines have difficulty absorbing nutrients or who have kidney trouble may find these conditions aggravated by biotin deficiency. Other signs include scaly, dry skin around the nose and mouth, patches of hair loss, poor appetite, fatigue and depression, and nausea.

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Eczema and dermatitis may be aggravated by a biotin deficiency. People whose intestines have difficulty absorbing nutrients or who have kidney trouble may find these conditions aggravated by biotin deficiency.

Other signs include scaly, dry skin around the nose and mouth, patches of hair loss, poor appetite, fatigue and depression, and nausea.

 
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