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I have to be on low dose antibiotic( augmentin) nightly to prevent the severe uti's i get. Will taking probitoics help prevent c-diff infection?

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Dr. Lloyd Cook
Internal Medicine

In brief: We don't know.

To date there is no proven medical benefit in taking probiotics pills in the prevention of c-diff.

In brief: We don't know.

To date there is no proven medical benefit in taking probiotics pills in the prevention of c-diff.
Dr. Lloyd Cook
Dr. Lloyd Cook
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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Might

Eat yogurt, kefir, miso, tempeh regularly.
Probiotic pills may help prevent c diff-preliminary data, e.g. Florastor.

In brief: Might

Eat yogurt, kefir, miso, tempeh regularly.
Probiotic pills may help prevent c diff-preliminary data, e.g. Florastor.
Dr. Arthur Heller
Dr. Arthur Heller
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