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Can I take flora while on antibiotics

A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Milton Alvis, jr
40 years experience Preventive Medicine
Careful; antibiotic=: against-life-thing; ie. poison judged OK for humans. Yet only a few groups/types (many subdivisions of these) exist, nothing (including combinations) ... Read More

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A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
43 years experience Pediatrics
Start right away: Regular flora are killed right away but how much depends on how broad spectrum the antibiotic is and for how long.Eat yogurt every day and take additi ... Read More
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Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
It's complex.: Because there are so many different bacteria in the gut, any one course of antibiotics does not kill all of them. Therefore, the colonic flora changes ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Daniel Michaels
33 years experience Family Medicine
Find out why you are: very sick. Although it makes no sense to take 3 wrong antibiotics for a viral infeciton... it also makes no sense to assume that your present illness ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Post-antibx flora: Many antibiotics are non-specific as to what bacteria they kill. When your normal gut flora is depleted by antibiotics you may be at risk for opportun ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Depends : On the type, dosage, duration of the antibiotic given, and your condition, if you still have problems like diarrhoea, you may want to see your doctor ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Normal flora: If you're not sick, or it's just a drip, don't take medication. Staph is indeed common in the throat. Leave it alone. The stuff in your tonsil is almo ... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience Internal Medicine
When you are sufferi: Ng from a bacterial infection.
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Take as : prescribed on the prescription bottle. Your pharmacist can help you to interpret this. Take care.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kevin Owoc
18 years experience Prosthodontics
Depends on the drug: Read the prescription that should be on the prescription bottle. Many times, it will tell you to take it 3 times a day, etc. If this is the case, ta ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience Infectious Disease
It depends...: ...on the antibiotic and the reason for treatment. Some infections require antibiotic treatment for many months or even years -- and rarely, for life. ... Read More

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