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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: however, the antibiotics themselves can sometimes cause gastric upset. Consult prescribing physicisn.
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
Call ur doc: H pylori doesn't usually cause diarrhea. Any antibiotic can cause diarrhea, might resolve after stopping antibiotic.Ongoing diarrhea after even a shor ... Read More
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
57 years experience Endocrinology
H12 blockers gastrin: 36 F Do I need to stop h1/h2 blockers when testing fasting gastrin? If so, for how long & does h pylori need treated b4 gastrin test? I no longer ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
32 years experience Family Medicine
H Pypori: I would assume you are being treated. The treatment regimes have been established so the bug is erradicated
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
36 years experience General Practice
Family?: Has the rest of your household been tested. Often it is in other people and shared food is one way to pass the bacteria. Not all persons may be sympto ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kneece
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Possible: Some people are infected by H pylori and never have problems and some have problems so therefore the timing may be never or tommorrow.No way to tell.
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Roberto Saez
Specializes in Internal Medicine
Yes: You likely have a "resistant strain" and a different course of antibiotics will need to be used. By the way the blood test will always be positive ev ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
Gastritis: If you have been symptomatic for 6 months and have been tested negative for H. pylori you shold probably be endoscoped. See a GI doctor and get this e ... Read More
A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jordan Rush
13 years experience Gastroenterology
Biopsy: Usually can get results in a few days. Not a lot if tissue is taken for the biopsies.
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A 60-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Treat the H.pylori: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. If persistent, please ask your doctor to prescrib ... Read More
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