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when you should stop taking probiotics

A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Perhaps indirectly: There is evidence that probiotics can help reduce anxiety. I haven't heard of them causing anxiety but perhaps they're killing yeast and unfriendly b ... Read More

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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
No dependency.: if you decide to take probiotics,your body will not become dependent on them, and you can stop them at any time with no problems. Except in unusual cl ... Read More
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Dr. Yelena Kipervas
22 years experience Family Medicine
No: Probiotics should not have this kind of side effect. There are many brands of them, but this dried gut's bacteria do not influence on urine color. Che ... Read More
A 50-year-old male asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
No need to stop: If there is Helicobacter pylori in your stomach the breath test will be positive and probiotics will have no effect on the result. According to this a ... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Some thoughts...: Doctors think about pinworms whenever a patient has an itchy butt. Patients get pinworms when they swallow some pinworm eggs (accidentally), such as w ... Read More
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
Not known sideeffect: I've never heard of leg pain as a side effect of Culturelle or any other probiotics. I searched for info on Culturelle side effects on several sites a ... Read More
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A 9-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tipu Sultan
Specializes in Allergy
Check with pediatric: it could be c diff overgrowth of yeast associated with abx. Check with pediatrician
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Edgar Mendizabal
54 years experience Internal Medicine
He needs : a stool analysis, especially if he took antibiotics recently
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Randy Baker
39 years experience Holistic Medicine
YES: Yes, that is one of the main reasons to take probiotics. I advise all my patients take probioitics both during and after antibiotic therapy and feel e ... Read More
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