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is it possible to take too much probiotics?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Probiotics: While mostly harmless, you should follow the directions of the manufacturer of the brand you are taking to decide on the maximum you should take in a day.
Answered on Sep 14, 2018
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