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Can you get sick from probiotics. are they safe to take. any risks taking them. what's a recommended brand?

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Dr. Jane Van Dis
Obstetrics and Gynecology 18 years experience
No: You can't get sick from probiotics. They are safe to take. They are the type of medication that either works or doesn't work , but has little in terms of side effects. There isn't a recommended brand, best is to go to your local health food store and ask for recommendation of brands carried. I don't know of any risks of taking them.

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