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Dr. Victor Nwanguma
19 years experience Infectious Disease
Treat: See your doctor for treatment. If the infection is confirmed, treatment with a combination of pills, is usually effective in eradicating the infectio ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Helicobacter pylori : H. Pylori is a bacterium which infects a large portion of the world's population, particularly in less developed environments. Most people have no sym ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Choi
Dr. Paul Choi answered
36 years experience Gastroenterology
H.Pylori: If you are diagnosed with h.Pylori, it is usually not a bad idea to treat, particularly if you are symptomatic. It may even prevent stomach cancer: ht ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
4 tests: Breath test stool antigen test serum (blood test) biopsy.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Any or none: Many people are asymptomatic where as others complain of abdominal pain or nausea.
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A 55-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joseph Roosth
34 years experience Internal Medicine
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
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Helicobacter pylori: Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacteria that can infect the stomach & cause peptic ulcers.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brett Kalmowitz
21 years experience Gastroenterology
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
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Cindy Williams
38 years experience Pediatrics
H. Pylori: Both of those medications will help your symptoms. However, H. Pylori is a bacteria, and needs an antibiotic, to cure it.
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