Rated 5.0/5 based on 13 votes

Top
10
Doctor insights on: Streptococcus Thermophilus Side Effects

Share
Dr. Noel Alonso
Board Certified, Pediatrics
18 years in practice
109K people helped
1

1
I suspect my son has pandas. Is it harmful to give him yoghurt with streptococcus thermophilus added to it?

Dr. Noel Alonso
Board Certified, Pediatrics
18 years in practice
109K people helped

Probably ok...: I would agree with dr. Lurie. At this time, it appears to only be related to a certain type of strep, group a beta hemolytic streptococcus (gabhs). The link with other types of strep has not yet been made, but if a concern and looking for a good probiotic for children, i would recommend lactobacillus gg as more than 400 studies to date have proven its efficacy and safety. Hope this helps! ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified
29 years in practice
624K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified
29 years in practice
624K people helped
Continue
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
9M people helped
2

2
My son is 6 yrs old and is on his 4th round of antibiotics for strep butt is it okay to give a child acidophilus dietary supplement with a streptococcus thermophilus bacteria in it ? I want to try and replenish all of the good bacteria that has been and

Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
9M people helped

Yes but...: The probiotic medication is ok but is he ill each time? Are his throat cultures always positive for group a streptococci. Some children carry strep in their throat in low amounts and if they have a viral illness, strep may be blamed on the illness. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified
29 years in practice
624K people helped
Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified
29 years in practice
624K people helped
Continue
Dr. Douglas Lawson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
23 years in practice
4M people helped
3

3
10w6d pregnant when detected for Beta Streptococci, Group B <10,000 cfu/mL. Can I leave it untreated or Do I need antibiotic? Concern on side effects

Dr. Douglas Lawson
Board Certified, Obstetrics and Gynecology
23 years in practice
4M people helped
10w6d pregnant when detected for Beta Streptococci, Group B 
<10,000 cfu/mL. Can I leave it untreated or Do I need antibiotic? Concern on side effects

GBBS: The current recommendations on group B strep in the first trimester is to treat it and then retreat in labor. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
9M people helped
4

4
What is streptococcus cremoris and what effects?

Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
9M people helped

AKA Lactococcus: Lactis var. Cremoris is used in the production of buttermilk but has been linked rarely to human infection including endocarditis. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified
29 years in practice
624K people helped
Get help from a specialist now
Continue
Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
50 years in practice
15M people helped
5

5
Are three any long term effects related to septic arthritis caused by streptococcus bacteria?

Dr. John Goldman
Board Certified, Rheumatology
50 years in practice
15M people helped
Are three any long term effects related to septic arthritis caused by streptococcus bacteria?

Can be: There can be long-term effects depending on whether there is damage in the joint. The faster the infection removed the better off we are. If the bacteria spreads to orher areas in the body there can be other areas of damage in the body. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Rick Koch
Board Certified, Cardiology
17 years in practice
22M people helped
6

6
What is streptococcus group d?

Dr. Rick Koch
Board Certified, Cardiology
17 years in practice
22M people helped
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
137M people helped
7

7
What is streptococcus?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
137M people helped
What is streptococcus?

Family of bacteria: They are spherical bacteria that grow in chains mostly. They range from the very harmful bugs that cause rheumatic fever and many heart and skin infections to the microbes that decay teeth to some microbes that are in yoghurt that are supposed to be good for you. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
137M people helped
8

8
How do humans catch streptococcus bovis?

Dr. Ed Friedlander
Board Certified, Pathology
39 years in practice
137M people helped
How do humans catch streptococcus bovis?

Normal flora: Despite the name, which suggests a connection with cattle, the little "green" streptococcus often hangs out in the mouth as a normal inhabitant. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Claude Parola
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
35 years in practice
2M people helped
9

9
What is streptococcus and what causes it ?

Dr. Claude Parola
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
35 years in practice
2M people helped

Streptococcus: It is a bacteria, there are different group of this bacteria ( group a, b, c...), some of them can cause pneumonia , sore throat ( strep throat), urinary tract infection etc..., you can get them from someone who is already infected , or breathing droplets(droplets from sneezing, coughing ) that are contains the bacteria, strep can cause , pink eye, meningitis, erysipela, "flesh-eating" infections. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›
Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
9M people helped
10

10
What is the definition or description of: streptococcus?

Dr. Larry Lutwick
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
44 years in practice
9M people helped

Streptococcus: Is a group of bacteria that grown in long chains of cocci (round cells). They are classified in part by whether they hemolyze sheep red blood cells completely, partial or not at all. The beta (complete) hemolysis ones are further classified by their capsules and the prototype is group a streptococci, that cause strep throat and rheumatic fever. The Alpha (partial) strep cause heart infection. ...Read more

Get help from a doctor now ›

Get more personalized answers directly from real doctors!

Get help from a real doctor now
Dr. Rashed Hasan
Board Certified,
29 years in practice
624K people helped
Continue
85,000 doctors available
Find us on Facebook