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A 32-year-old female asked:

Doctor, i had ulcer before. still sometimes i get the symptoms if i eat acid or hot foods.can i take probiotic tablet? is it safe for me?

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Dr. Corey Clay
Allergy and Immunology 10 years experience
Gastritis: You can safely take probiotics, but they will do nothing for your symptoms. Discuss with your doctor because it may be important to check again with a scope to make sure serious complications have not developed. Avoid any foods that exacerbate symptoms. See link to learn more about ways to reduce your symptoms: http://www.emedicinehealth.com/acid_reflux_disease_gerd/article_em.htm

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Last updated May 11, 2015

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