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Eating Yogurt With Antibiotics
I'm told it's good to eat yogurt after taking lots of antibiotics. Now i read eating alot of yogurt can actually cause disease, is this true?
Had alot of antibiotics this year for illness. Since eating yogurt daily, bm's have been more solid/regular. Can the yogurt be helping?
Probably not: Despite common advice online and elsewhere, there is no evidence that yogurt helps intestinal problems. It does not repopulate missing bacteria; the kinds of bacteria in yogurt do not survive in the intestines. The improvement in your intestinal function probably is just natural recovery from the antibiotic treatment. OTOH, yogurt certainly isn't harmful. If you like it, feel free! ...Read more
I have bacterial vaginosis. I got an antibiotic from my doctor, but I have been eating yogurt and it has been helping. Should i still take the antibiotic?
Does calcium interfere with amoxycillin and clarithromycin? In addition, I am taking xantax . I have h pylori. I was eating activia greek yogurt to prevent getting a yeast infection while on antibiotics. If it does interefer with antibiotics, what else ca
What does "cultured yogurt" mean? I know what yogurt is but is there a certain brand or kind i look for when buying this to take after antibiotics?
No difference: Cultured and pro-biotic are advertising terms. Take yogurt if you like, it will not do any harm. ...Read more
My wife is on antibiotics which have caused a lot of diarrhea. What can we do to reduce this symptom? Already taking lots of yogurt.
Probiotics: Right now, researchers are studying whether probiotics can help fight or prevent infections in the stomach or intestines, including a serious infection called Clostridium difficile (also known as “C diff”). I routinely give my patients probiotics when antibiotics are given. There are no contraindication to take them at the same time. ...Read more
Wnen somebody has to be on antibiotics, is there anthing to do to minimize 2ndary c dif possibility (yogurt? Supplements? Etc.)
I have prostatitis and taking Levofloxacin 500 mg. Can i take dairy products like yogurt and milk while taking this antibiotic?
How long does fever last with scarlet fever and is it good for child to eat yogurt while on antibiotics. ?
Im on my last day taking 2 antibiotics from my ectopic cause by PID & notice white furry tongue 2days ago. Can yogurt help? Is it normal? TY
Do probiotics really fight off c diff? Looking at 3d round of antibiotics in 2 months. Also, is a pill form or edible (yogurt, drink) more effective?
Fecal transplant...: May be helpful with refractory c.Diff. Probiotics include: lactobacillus, acidophilus, bifidobacter, sachromyces boulardes, but are not "stand-alone" treatment for c.Diff. Probiotics may provide (in some patients): less gas, regulated bowels, prevent ; most help treat infections (like c.Diff), improve digestion, decrease inflammation. Look into florastor, but definitely talk with your treating doc. ...Read more
Is it true that if you are on antibiotics they kill the bacteria in your stomach, if so should you eat yogurt?
How to overcome antibiotic induced diarrhea? Some say eat yogurt others say avoid dairy. What to do? My tummy is unhappy!
Stop the antibiotic: The most obvious suggestion is stop the antibiotic that is causing the diarrhea- easier said than done. The reason for abx induced diarrhea is that the drug kills not just bad germs in your body, but alsosome of the good ones, resulting in gut imbalance of bacteria. Both the suggestions made to you are helpful - the culture in yoghurt has already broken down the lactose so it's ok to eat it. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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