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Dietary Supplements

Does Lactobacillus acidophilus really work?

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  • AStacy Wiegman, PharmD, Pharmacy, answered
    Lactobacillus acidophilus is a bacteria that lives in the intestinal tract and vaginal area. It works to control and prevent the growth of harmful bacteria. Studies show that it has been helpful in treating and preventing yeast infections in the mouth. It also is helpful in treating yeast infections in the vagina and may help with some chronic gastrointestinal disturbances.

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