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A 33-year-old female asked:

Can florastor probiotics cause gas, bloating & pain when first starting them?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 48 years experience
Probiotics are just seed colonies of germs that behave nicely in the gut. If they are able to thrive in your gut they can crowd out yeast or germs that are otherwise harmful. Gas and bloating are the combination of the air you swallow and the gas made when germs digest leftover nutrients in your gut. The volume is based more on what you eat than anything else.
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