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Probiotics worth taking after *topical* antibiotics?

(4 Posts)
EggyBreadAndBeans Sat 24-Feb-07 23:28:37

Ds (2.8) had first course of antibiotics a fortnight ago, for conjunctivitis. It was a topical cream.

If I had to take antibiotics, I'd take a course of probiotics afterwards. Is this (a) wise for kids, too, and (b) necessary after topical antibiotics as opposed to the ingested sort?

Ds's been such a well, robust little boy, and I don't want to compromise that.

Thanks. EBAB

Rumpel Sat 24-Feb-07 23:29:28

Why don't you just give him natural yogurt?

bluejelly Sat 24-Feb-07 23:30:50

I agree, or a yakult drink

EggyBreadAndBeans Sun 25-Feb-07 00:40:24

Ah, forgot to mention, we don't eat much dairy. Just don't like it - as a family. Only dairy ds will touch is melted cheese on a pizza. A pretty healthy stance to have, I think ... except if you want them to eat live yogurt.

Thanks for suggestion, though.

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