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Can you soread the H pylori through your work area

A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Lyons
19 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Unless your place of work has a policy against it. There is no problem to work with this infection.

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
36 years experience Gastroenterology
Action of the urease: H. Pylori produces urease which is utilized in the breath test. The pt is fed a meal containing radiolabelled urea. The urease breaks down the urea re ... Read More
A 49-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Goldman
54 years experience Rheumatology
Unlikely : Unlikely usually it is an oral infection
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
No: H pylori isn't transmitted by penile-vaginal intercourse but if the bacterium is in the vagina via contaminated fecal matter, it can be transmitted by ... Read More
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Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
No : No
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Laura Anissian
20 years experience Internal Medicine
May take longer: I would give it a week to work, if not, then you may need a different medication. Was this rec by your doctor?
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jacques gideon Tredoux
Specializes in Diabetology
Upper abdominal comp: You complain of “gastritis” complaint not responding to usual treatment. Note that upper abdomen complaints are not necessarily related to the stomach ... Read More
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nicole Bressler
8 years experience Emergency Medicine
What types of meds: What type of medications have you tried? A lot depends on what treatments, and what was used to confirm the h. Pylori. Honey generally does not work, ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Its possible you &: ...your husband have been passing the infection back and forth. It's critical that you both eradicate the H.pylori organism with simultaneous treatmen ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
That's in 6 months: Six months is an eternity. Details matter... such as why testing was done. If he had symptoms and still has symptoms, then 6 months would be plenty of ... Read More
A 57-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jeffrey Ogden
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Lots of possibles: Not much of what you have described -- Nausea, heaves, gagging - are things commonly associated with H. pylori associated gastritis or ulcers. I would ... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Katherine Caldwell
16 years experience General Practice
Resistant strains: There are some strains of h.pylori which have become resistant to the previous antibiotic regimens. The recommendation now is for a 4-drug regimen (3 ... Read More
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