A 40-year-old female asked:
Pain from h pylori gastritis for 7 months now. did 3 treatments wth different antibiotics +ppi still stool still test positive. try something differen?
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Specializes in Adolescent Medicine
Tests, tests, tests: Usual regime of 2 antibiotics + a PPI for 3 weeks works cures in 85 % of time. Not 100 %. With several treatment failures have to consider other possibilities including false +'s, and possible stomach cancer. Go to a good gastroenterologist and discuss with him.
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