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Helicobacter pylori and piles

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Contagious: It is a stomach bacterial infection that can come from food you have eaten, and can be contagious within the same household or family members.

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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Val Koganski
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Confirm success: Urea breathing test confirms presence if positive , or absence if negative of h. Pylori . Noninvasive way to confirm the success of eradication of h.P... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Abdus Khan
Urgent Care 31 years experience
Usually it will: Sometimes one combination may not work. Another thing, if you get the blood test for antibodies against H Pylori, it will show a positive result for q... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Keegan Duchicela
family medicine 15 years experience
No.: There are no good studies showing that homeopathy can eradicate h. Pylori. It doesn't work. We all are probably getting a homeopathic amount of ant... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Enrique Molina
Gastroenterology 36 years experience
It lives in stomach: this bacteria lives in the stomach, and will cause inflammation of the stomach. It will stimulate further acid secretion from the stomach, and too muc... Read More
A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 32 years experience
NOT a food issue: Studies show diet plays no role in eradication of h pylor infection of he stomach (a possible cause of stomach ulcers). However , avoidance of smokin... Read More
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
Infectious Disease 24 years experience
Needs attention: Pain is the body's way of telling you 'something is wrong'. If you have been diagnosed with H. pylori, this is very important because that germ can ca... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yvette Kratzberg
Pediatrics 25 years experience
Call your Dr ASAP: There may have been a prescription error. The medication Tapazole (methimazole) is for overactive Thyroids. Another medication Flagyl (metronidazole)... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Luis Bendezu
Internal Medicine 30 years experience
Medications: H pylori is usually treated with a combination of several antibiotics as well as other medications. Your doctor will be able to give you the right com... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Julie Chao
A Verified Doctoranswered
Anesthesiology 30 years experience
H. Pylori Medicine: Such as Prilosec or Omeprazole. Some antibiotics can also be used to treat the H. Pylori infection.

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