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Twitter Question from @MandieD79

by The Kid's Doctor Staff

Mandie asked:  Can prolonged use of antibiotics cause IBS in toddlers and make the lose their appetite?

Dr. Sue says prolonged antibiotic use may cause a change in “normal” GI tract (gut) bacteria.  That change may then cause some GI distress, sometimes change in stools, nausea and decreased appetite.  Not really IBS.  Wonder why they are on prolonged course of antibiotics?  Have you tried using a probiotic like Florastor to help get back normal GI flora?  It’s available for kids.

Thanks for the tweet!

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