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how long does it take to feel better after h pylori treatment

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. G. Wen
Dr. G. Wen answered
26 years experience Pharmacology
Please standardize: Who subscribed the Prilosec for 14 days. If you self medicated it, please go to your family doctor to have a standard triple medication for h pylori. ... Read More

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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 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jane Eason
33 years experience Infectious Disease
H pylori: No, you cannot. The treatment regimen is based on half-lives of the medications and maintaining adequate blood levels of the drugs. Once daily dosin ... Read More
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jose Prieto-hernandez
36 years experience Infectious Disease
Best bid: It is a difficult organism to eradicate so best follow the directions faithfully if you want to get rid of it. Three common Triple regimens for 14 day ... Read More
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 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Multiple issues: H pylori can cause iron deficiency anemia by making a stomach ulcer. Treatment for H pylori takes about week. Iron deficiency treatment depends on th ... Read More
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A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
35 years experience Gastroenterology
H pylori: modern triple therapy for H pylori is effective over 70% of the time, depending on which therapy you took. Since this infection is usually asymptomati ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Variable: The response will vary depending on the individual and to whether h. Pylori was the cause of the symptoms to begin with.
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Ok to use Carafate: It Has been documented that sucralfate, a basic aluminum salt, enhances the efficacies of antibiotics against Helicobacter pylori, resulting in eradic ... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anna Flor Salcedo
23 years experience Internal Medicine
Not necessarily : If you are symptom free, no need to repeat test.

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