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Bolingbrook, IL
A 35-year-old female asked:

Went to doctor after 10 days of prilosec otc, now they want a stool sample tomorrow for h. pylori. won't this med cuase the results to be false neg?

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
No: Prilosec does not affect the growth of H pylori. It only provides symptomatic relief from stomach acid.
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