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What would cause low lactobacillus acidophilus levels in urine? havnt been on antibiotics since july. could yeast tablets like azo cause levl to drop?

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Dr. Sandra Pinkham
54 years experience
Stool contamination: Normally there are no lactobacilli in the urine. If there are low levels in a stool sample that could be due to antibiotics. If you are eating 6 servings of organic fresh vegetables and 1 apple a day and eating a little yogurt each day you should have good bacteria in your GI tract. Cystectomy is very unusual at age 13. Dilitation and curettage could introduce stool bacteria into urine.

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