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will helicobacter pylori treatment make you gain weight?

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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
32 years experience Family Medicine
No: Treating h. Pylori will not make you gain weight. It may however, make you feel better so you can eat more which then may allow you to gain weight. The medications used to treat the infection have no effect on weight.
Answered on Sep 22, 2015
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