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Can acidophilus pills used for the digestive tract reduce vagina oders?

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In brief: No, not directly

Acidophilus is a probiotic which helps replenish the colon's 'good' bacteria.
This helps our immune system better keep all the body's bacteria in check, inclding the vagina. Usually, odors are from an overgrowth of bacteria. However, they can be from many other factors.

In brief: No, not directly

Acidophilus is a probiotic which helps replenish the colon's 'good' bacteria.
This helps our immune system better keep all the body's bacteria in check, inclding the vagina. Usually, odors are from an overgrowth of bacteria. However, they can be from many other factors.
Dr. Kimberly Carroll
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Dr. RADHA SYED
I agree-acidophilus helps restore the'good bacteria' and therefore helps eliminate the bad ones causing infections in the vagina by its proximity to anal canal..However,if vaginal odor is a problem,you need an exam by Gyn
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