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Is it normal for your stomach to bloat when coming off antibiotics?

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Dr. Mark Gromisch
40 years experience
Gut flora: Antibiotics can change the the bacteria of the intestine and this can cause bloating or even diarrhea. I always recommend that patients on antibiotics take a probiotic. If symptoms persist, you may need to be tested for clostridium difficile.
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