Probiotic side effects

Probiotic side effects

My GI doctor wants me to take probiotics. For the past 6 or 7 months every time I eat Activia, or take a probiotic I GET a vaginal yeast infection. After I stop the probiotics it resolves. Anyone else have this issue? I can't find anything on Dr. Google. GI doctor said this is not possible.

A myIBSteam Member said:

It may be from the sugar in the yogurt and sucrose in the Align...too mich sugar can cause yeast infections or tou may have an allergy to the strains of probiotic

posted 29 days ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

I cannot eat anything with yeast in it! Bread etc.I also tried Keffir and that seemed to start up a yeast infiction. Sugarden definitely does not help. Hope the new treatment helps.

posted 17 days ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

Dear Ellen, if it is happening to you it is true. I get yeast infections very often. It can be in your body. Google candida which is yeast. Many product I have found work. Oregano gets rid of yeast fungus. Baking soda keeps your PH balance good. Cider Vinegar same as baking soda does. Also SIBO is another colbrite. You can have a breath or blood test by your doctor. Two gases methane and hydrogen is the reasons for SIBO. I take Atrantil for maintenance. You can also Google about that. Hope that helps some. Let me know if I can help more. Love JoRo

posted about 1 month ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

That's what I was told is the sugar in the yogurt I've been feeling horrible the last 3 to 4 months from my belly is so swollen from my IBS just starting me on meds today not sure the name or want it is picking it up today MAN I hope it works I feel everyone who has IBS not fun praying for all of us to get more answers

posted 24 days ago
A myIBSteam Member said:

I wasn't on them at the time of any of the incidences. I ate activia for 6 weeks and then they started. Stopped the Activia and it stopped. Took Pearl probiotic and it came back. After that i went on antibiotics for diverticulitis. They gave me fluconazole which took care of it. About 3 weeks later went to GI doc and he wanted me to start Allign. I took one, and the next day the yeast infection started. Didn't take anymore and after a couple of days it was gone.

posted about 1 month ago
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