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how long does h pylori take to heal

A 42-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 years experience Infectious Disease
H. pylori: Triple therapy is for 10-14 days. The treatment regimens are omeprazole, amoxicillin, and Clarithromycin for 10 days; bismuth subsalicylate, metronida ... Read More
Dr. Ashesh Patel
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Usually 2 weeks: H. pylori infection is treated with triple therapy (2 antibiotics + 1 acid medication) for 2 weeks. This usually is enough time to eliminate the bacte ... Read More
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A male asked:
Dr. Forrest Jones
Specializes in Family Medicine
4-8 weeks: Treatment is usually 4-8 weeks. What is the cause of your gastritis? NSAID medications like ibuprofen? Stress? Excessive alcohol? Other? These causes ... Read More
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Dr. Manuel Lopez diaz
28 years experience Emergency Medicine
LONG time: The worsen the erosive gastritis is , the longer it may take to heal sometimes several weeks. And then to prevent them from recurrence may be on Omepr ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
Gastritis: Gastritis is usually diagnosed based on symptoms, and if the symptoms resolve with acid blockers. If not resolving, you may be advised to have an upp ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
About 8 weeks: We usually do not test for successful eradication for about 4 weeks until after completion of therapy.
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
May take sometime: While you were on the antibiotic therapy, you should have been on some sort of ppi (proton pump inhibitor). After that, you should remain on the ppi f ... Read More
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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 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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