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A 32-year-old female asked:

what kind or brand of probiotic can i take to help me prevent uti? i heard of florastor but i'm not sure if they all have the same thing.thanks

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Dr. Kathleen Mullane
Internal Medicine 32 years experience
Pro- & anti-biotics: Women w/recurrent uti's have been found to have altered flora w/ reduced lactobacillus sp and prolonged colonizn with uropathogens like e.Coli. Oral or intravaginal l. Rhamnosus gr-1; l. Reuteri (fermentum) rc-14, & l. Crispatus prevent adherance of pathogenic bacteria and reduce the incidence (not 100%) of recurrent uti's. If you plan to use probiotics, read the labels and look for these.

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