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Taken orally, certain probiotic strains have been found to reduce bacteria and yeast known to cause infection caused by overgrowth of these organisms in the vagina. However, probiotics taken orally have not been shown to prevent or treat vaginal yeast infections. There is mixed evidence on whether probiotics in suppository form can help. For details, see the Probiotic Supplements Review >>

Also see the article about natural approaches to Vaginal Infection >>

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Marcia8012
October 14, 2015

Because of a severe case of Lyme Disease, I have been on dual antibiotics for 16 years, which have saved my life. During this 16 years including today, I take 50 billion daily of probiotics. Because of this, I have had absolutely no adverse effects of the antibiotics. I hardly think that my continued health & recovery would be possible without probiotics after taking dual antibiotics this long. If I don't stay on a maintenance of antibiotics, I will surely relapse. Thanks to Natren Healthy Trinity probiotics, I am able to have a normal, productive life. I also give much credit to my Lyme literate doctor who is well aware of what a difficult, complex & debilitating disease Lyme is. No, I do not have a financial interest in Natren products. Just a happy customer.

G18223
August 21, 2019

in past years i have found them to possibly help and in recent years i have found them to throw things out of whack, if not bring on a mild infection. i think whether probiotics help or harm vaginally may be a nuanced and complex question that depends on the characteristics of your current microbiome, your general state of health/the particular health issues you are dealing with, the particular strain and amount of probiotic, etc.

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