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how long does it take probiotics to fully work? i have been on two courses of antibiotics and have been diagnosed with ibs?

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Dr. Jeffrey Bassman
Dentistry 45 years experience
Varies: Probiotics alone may not be the only answer. You may have a gluten problem and may have to change your diet to gluten free. Everyone reacts differently to these changes and it may take one person longer than another to see results. I would see a dr. Well versed in nutrition. Stress is also a source of ibs triggers.

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