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A 28-year-old female asked about a 29-year-old female:

Hi! i am on amoxicillin,which always gives me a yeast infection.would it waste a probiotic to take with antibiotic?would yogurt be a better option?

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Dr. Visalakshi Vallury
Family Medicine 25 years experience
Probably: Probiotics are beneficial micro-organisms which help prevent infection by harmful bacteria, yeast and fungi. Antibiotics can decrease their effectiveness, so begin after you complete antibiotics and continue daily to help prevent the yeast infection.
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