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Can the brat diet work for diarrhea caused by an antibiotic?

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Dr. Martin Fried
General Practice
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In brief: A little

Due to the imbalance of healthy bacteria killed by the antibiotics, you need to establish good bacteria in the colon.
There are foods that can help do this in addition to the brat diet.. Whole wheat products, bananas help for short chained fructooligosaccharides which promote the growth of healthy bacteria in the colon and reestablish the balance between yeast and good bacteria.

In brief: A little

Due to the imbalance of healthy bacteria killed by the antibiotics, you need to establish good bacteria in the colon.
There are foods that can help do this in addition to the brat diet.. Whole wheat products, bananas help for short chained fructooligosaccharides which promote the growth of healthy bacteria in the colon and reestablish the balance between yeast and good bacteria.
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Dr. Jay Park
Commercially available probiotics will also be of help.
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