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do probiotics cause gas and bloating

A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and yes: Yes they could do that. And yes, try a different formula. Or just eat a healthy diet and don't worry about probiotics.
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Flora rebalancing: Probiotics are dietary supplements and foods that contain "beneficial" bacteria. They are promoted to improve digestion by rebalancing the normal micr ... Read More
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A 47-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sandra Pinkham
53 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not so simple: Omeprazole interferes with digestion and can cause gas and bloating. Foods may be problem. See healing digestive disorders by andrew gaeddert for a h ... Read More
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Susan Arnoult
25 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Probiotics are a very safe way to reset your digestive system when it's gotten out of balance. Other things to consider when dealing with constipatio ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bernard Seif
40 years experience Clinical Psychology
GI symptoms: Please see your doc who may order a colonoscopy. He/she may order stool tests too. Consider asking for a food sensitivity panel. You may be sensiti ... Read More
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
17 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes and possibly: It is very common to have altered GI habits / symptoms after antibiotics. Probiotics do help in a good portion of patients.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Good bugs...: There are 3 brands of probiotics i recommend to my patients depending on the indication: vsl#3 for colitis, florastor for diarrhea, and align for gas ... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
35 years experience Gastroenterology
Fruits and veggies: most commonly certain fruits and veggies. also sugar supplements (Splenda). Look for the "FODMAP" diet for specifics.
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Scot Lewey
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: Cruciferous vegetables e.G cauliflower, broccoli etc, as well as beans are a common cause of bloating ; gas. Norovirus usually results in fever, chill ... Read More

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