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A 44-year-old female asked:
Can taking probiotics daily prevent you from getting stomach virus and food poisoning?
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A Verified Doctoranswered
Infectious Disease 27 years experience
Probiotics: Unfortunately probiotics won't help food poisoning. The toxin is already in what your about to eat...bacteria may already be dead. This is not to say that a healthy lactobacillis flora in the gut doesn't do a lot to help prevent injurious events (bacterial and viral alike).
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