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Helicobacter pylori infection signs

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Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Any or none: Many people are asymptomatic where as others complain of abdominal pain or nausea.

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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
Internal Medicine 36 years experience
Problem in stomach: H pylori is a bacterium, found in the human stomach that is implciated as causing gastritis, peptic ulcers and also is associated with gastric cancers... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
Gastroenterology 23 years experience
Combination: Acid suppression meds in combination with antibiotics for 7-14 days. The choice of antibiotics will be determined by your allergy profile and the resi... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
Pediatrics 40 years experience
H. Pylori: Both of those medications will help your symptoms. However, H. Pylori is a bacteria, and needs an antibiotic, to cure it.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
See below: Adrenal fatigue as an entity does not exist. See your family physician, he/she will be able to test you for h. Pylori, if indicates.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
A Verified Doctoranswered
38 years experience
No: Helicobactor pylori is a bacterial infection and usual sorse is farm animals and can be obtained from other infected individuals by sharing food and d... Read More
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
Internal Medicine 18 years experience
Yes: Some patients say it causes a metallic taste. But most say it changes the taste of some food and then resolves after completing treatment.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Miller
Dr. David Milleranswered
Family Medicine 11 years experience
Ulcer bug: H. Pylori is a bacterium that can cause ulcers, chronic gastritis and other problems. If not treated, it can cause stomach cancer. Treatment involves ... Read More
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.
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

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