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A 28-year-old female asked:

I think i have candadis what is the best probiotic to take i weigh 72 lbs?

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Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 39 years experience
Wrong diagnosis?: Could your symptoms reflect malabsorption of food (like gluten, lactose), intake of poorly digested food, or choosing foods known to promote gas (beans, fizzy drinks). Sometimes its more complicated--a stomach emptying too slowly, bacterial overgrowth syndrome, delayed intestinal function, partial obstruction from any cause, infection, rectum problems, and pelvic pathology outside the gut.
Dr. Thomas Namey
Rheumatology 48 years experience
There is no best!: Better to take capsules with high count bacteria (10 billion of more), and ones with more strains of good bacteria (B10- or more). More convenient and better than drinks. Save your money! But they will not help gain weight!

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