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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Not Diagnostic of: These tests do not indicate a recent infection.IGM has to be above. 40 and IGG is positive which suggest you might have been infected in the past. ... Read More

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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Corey Clay
10 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Hard to know: I believe that the prevalence of H. pylori is much higher in Phnom Penh than in most of the United States. Without knowing any specifics about the te ... Read More
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Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Likely not: IgG to this organism points to a previous infection, IgM an active or very recent infection which is not the case for you. If you do have gastritis sy ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Patients with H pylori infection usually have a positive IgG anybody however this test and the RGM do not reliably distinguish between old infection o ... Read More
A 57-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
22 years experience Gastroenterology
Clarify: These seem to be a listing of the interpretative values for the h pylori blood tests. I cannot decipher what are your test results. That being said, u ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Matthew Walvick
12 years experience Internal Medicine
Past infection: These results suggest past infection with H. pylori. The blood test can remain positive for years after past infection even if you were treated. The ... Read More
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
IgG: Elevated igm represents a recent or current infection. Igg provides long-term protection after exposure to an infectious agent. It is unusual to have ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Need more info: Before getting into test results, the first question should be ur symptoms. Tests are only meant to explain symptoms w/ a diagnosis & prescribe tr ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
H.Pylori: The symptoms of h.Pylori are the same as those of stomach or duodenal ulcers - epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, appetite changes. However ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tanya Russo
25 years experience Pediatrics
H. pylori: H. pylori is a bacterial infection of the stomach which can cause acid reflux and gastric ulcers. This infection can cause significant discomfort, bu ... Read More
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