Lactobacillus

What is Lactobacillus?

A vernacular term used to refer to any member of the genus Lactobacillus.

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I keep feeling nauseous and have very loose stool or dirreare.for a week or so then it goes away and returns again

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Lactobacillus probiotic satchets

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

You seem to have bacterial imbalance in the gut.
You should take probiotics like Yogurt and may be Lactobacillus spp supplements available at drug store. This will help.
A stool microscopy will help understand situation better....

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Faulty capsule broke and I breathed in probiotic powder. Now have chest congestion and coughing up yellow mucous. Will probiotics continue to grow or will my lungs get rid of it via mucous and cough?
Culturelle Probiotic Ingredients
The ingredients for Culturelle are simple and feature only a single probiotic strain known as Lactobacillus GG while the second ingredient is Inulin which is derived from Chicory Root. Inulin which is also known as a “prebiotic,” helps the probiotic bacteria to grow and colonize inside your digestive system.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Lung infection

Detailed Answer:
Dear Ma'am, I have gone through your question and I understand your concerns but unfourtanetly inhaling the capsule contents will lead to bacterial infection caused by the lactobacillus which can even progress to cause pneumonia .
I would recommend...

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I have an ear infection and am taking antibiotics I have been having diarrhea for past two days. I called my doctor and he said I can take Imodium. Is that okay to do?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Yes, you can take lomodium...

Detailed Answer:
Hi

Thanks for posting the query

Antibiotic induced diarrhea can be controlled either with lomodium or lactobacillus. I personally prefer to give lactobacillus to my patients when then present with similar symptoms. Lactobacillus...

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I am experiencing an upset stomach. I am travelling and had called up my family doctor. He suggested Amoxycillin with lactobacillus. I was able to get Novaclox LB (Amoxycillin, Dicloxacin and LActic Acid BAcillus)... Is this a relevant substitute..

I am allergic to Norflox and metrodinazole

Thanks for your time..

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
It can be used. Better use Blumox LB.

Detailed Answer:
Welcome to healthcare Magic. Thank you for posting your query.

I have gone through the entire post and can understand that you are allergic to fluroquinolone (Norfloxacin) and Metronidazole group of drugs.

Your doctor has...

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HELLO DOCTOR
RECENTLY I HAVE DONE ION PROFILE FOR MY KIDS AGED 8 AND 10 .,
I NEED YOUR DETAIL OPINION AND ADVICE ., I HAVE ATTACHED THE LATEST AND OLD ONE PLEASE ADVICE

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
both suggest improvement

Detailed Answer:
Hi
Thanks for writing to us.
I have seen all the reports.
In both the kids
1. There has been abnormal levels of many aminoacids related to tryptophan metabolism in the first report in January.
This could be due due to tryptophan metabolic...

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Diarrhea for 3 days and tomorrow I leave for Fort XXXXXXX for a cruise. What can I take or do to help clear it up? Does drinking lots of water help or hurt?

doctor1 MD

probiotics will help surely
plenty of liquids are must for early recovery
need metronidazole on antibiotic pack with lactobacillus to combat the diarrhea early
hope this will help you
take strict dietary control on cruise
no smoking,alcohol,oily,spicy,nonveg , beverages
wishing fine trip
thanks...

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I am right now panicky enough to a point my heart is beating. I had a sort of bug awhile back. I had a very growing stomach when I woke up the next morning a barely made it to the bathroom yet no diarrhea. No pain No fever no diarrhea at all. Other than the panic I feel OK. I do feel hungry oddly enough, yes, but not sure what to eat, my family was worried because I was hungry and barely eating. Now I'm introducing foods to see what will happen. Still panicky every time I go to eat something.... one day I thought a benign choice a turkey sandwich with some mayonnaise. my stomach growled right through the night, when this air and gas is released it comes out as flatulence with loose fecal matter. then all day nothing. no loose movement nothing ... I was told that it could be a bacteria from what I had that has disturbed the gut ecosystem. I want to believe that...things are better not perfect. better than they were. All I want to know is are there other things that can cause this, please I don't want to hear about some horrible disease. On top of all this I'm a medical phobic . Again I have no fever no pain no vomiting nothing as I said I'm fine just in a state of panic....PLease just let me know if there are other things that can cause this. minor things. It is better not as good as I would like it. Also I might add after this little bug thing , I had a UTI which is the first time for me. they told me it was possible due to the infection Again I don't want to hear anything else I'm in a panic state already because of this phobia. If it is something bad it will be found soon enough I"ll take care of it then but I can't handle it now. I feel good and I have hunger. just afraid of what to eat. I'm told yogurt may help...thank you
thank you for a better answer it appears that you read the question. As for the urinary infection which was the first one I ever had. that was taken care with antibiotics. The first time too, an antibiotic caused a reaction. But the urine infection was cleared up. The NP called in a prescription for Bactrim which he said is good for a year. If I have any frequency or discomfort I can take it. when I need it. So I have it on hand ...... they can't be sure but whatever bacteria entered a bug of some sort may be the reason for the UTI.
I already have an appetite I get hungry . no pain no vomiting. but would like a normal Bowel movement. right now it is getting better, the growling stomach not as bad but could be better. Yes mentally I have a problem I been in discussion groups re; this phobia there are many like me. I'm thinking of trying therapy. I do overthink my medical symptoms at times. you are right. I have been trying to eat fiber. scares me a little because I feel it will make it worse, but I did eat squash and the next day it was better. not good enough but not so loose. not much coming out I'm sure there must be much fecal matter that should be released. I 'm a little afraid right now to take a laxative. hoping this continues to get better. At least you gave it a name. and I hope for my panic you are right
I'm giving it a few more days. hopefully it will continue. I hope this isn't a dumb question but in May I fractured my wrist and had to have surgery with a nerve block, I had all kinds of IVs could that have contributed to this even if it was 2 mos. ago. I thank you you've been helpful at least I got something for my
15.00...
last time I'll bother you. Dr Ulabidin, gave a decent answer but I now know what he diagnosed isn't the problem.. I thank him for his time, and loved hearing the words you are not that ill....but what he describes is more for people who are alcoholics I don't drink extremely moderate wine with dinner once in awhile ....I don't understand using antacids aren't they for heartburn I don't have any thing like that. No pain no fever no vomiting feel pretty well except for the panic ...it's just growling stomach and that air has to be released usually in the morning and it comes out in flatulence with fecal matter. NOT DIARRHEA, I have an appetite just not sure what to eat not to eat something that brings on the growling and fecal matter expulsion some fecal matter. It is better than it was... I 'm hoping it's what I was told by someone, that the gut ecosystem has been unbalanced due to some sort of bug. Eating yogurt vegetables and fruit may put it back on track. I'd like to take a laxative, but a little afraid to. As for physical activity hard to do when you're depressed and in a panic state. Also love to hang out with friends as I use to , but with growling stomach afraid to eat things because not sure what is going to happen a loose movement thanks again just from things I heard can't believe it's gastritis, also some say that's a precursor to cancer.
please Tell dr. Ulabidin. where on earth did he read prolonged use of antibiotics in my question... I never said that.... I took 3 pills in 2 days and the UTI cleared up. he misread everything... the surgery was just as an outpatient to correct a fractured wrist I just thought that perhaps some of the medication I had to have that ONE day may be a cause. Are they really doctors on this site. My FREE advice was the best I received the other opinion said some sort of bug that disrupted the ecosystem ....I'm doing better...... I don't want and endoscopy as I'm sure not necessary. sorry I spent 15.00 I don't think they read questions thoroughly or can only deal with things like a headache a cold etc. Sorry but I 'm not too impressed. And not a good idea to bring up the word Cancer to someone already panic ridden this was not a good idea at all sorry I did never again. I hope he receives this again are they really doctors.

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Relax, you will be fine with a few temporary dietary modifications.

Detailed Answer:
Hello dear ma'am,

Thank you for using healthcaremagic for your health concerns, and I apologize on behalf of the other doctor who could not satisfy you.

This is Dr Yogesh, I am one of the doctors...

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my urine test report shows pus cells 6-8 hpf ,,EPITHELIAL CELLS 15-20 hpf and yeast cells present


is it ok or have some infection

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Urine report indicates an infection

Detailed Answer:
Hi,

Thanks for your question on HCM

I do understand your concern

“As” per your medical report you have 6-8 pus cell present and normally it presents 1-2 in HPF, and normally there should not be any yeast cell present in urine so...

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What foods help in restoring good gut bacteria which allow breakdown of food and aid weightloss?

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Curd, yoghurt, butter milk...

Detailed Answer:
Fermented food products are natural probiotics. These contain plenty of lactobacillus and other gut commensals. You can call them as good gut bacteria. Fermented products like curd, yoghurt, buttermilk, sour cream, soy milk contain good...

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Dr. has advised me Providac cap for my geographic tounge problem. How this medici\ne qwill help

doctor1 MD

Brief Answer:
Geographic tongue is harmless condition.

Detailed Answer:
Hi,
Thanks for writing your query.
After reading your post, I would like to tell you that geographic tongue is a harmless condition and it appears at frequent intervals.
Providac contains Lactobacillus, colony of good...

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Recent questions on  Lactobacillus

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Hi, I am a 61 year old who recently saw my GYN, while there I told her I get a lot of yeast infections, I think because I am cortisone dependant, and antibiotics tend to give me yeast infections as well. I always was noticing an odor...she suggested a probiotic. I have been using a brand called Healthy Belly because it has Lactobacillus Acidophilus in it and states that inhibits the growth of candida. Well my health food store stopped selling it and recommended Florastor.....will this help with odor and yeast infections? Is there much of a difference

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I am 35 and 34 weeks pregnant. My last U/A results are as follows:
Nitrates: neg
Culture: 100,000 mixed staph epidermis and lactobacillus
LCE: pos
WBCs 10-12
RBCs neg
Bact: mod
epithelial: mod

Do I have an asymptomatic bladder infection?

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my childern one male and female aged 9 months had diahrrea from last one week my dch doc had treated with ofloxacin with metronidazole suspension with racecodotril with lactobacillus ors and even with amikacin inj but gp had adviced colygel sus ie colistinsulphate with promoganate juice really wonder it as been reduced is that drug safe

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