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Lake Oswego, OR
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Hello, a few months ago i tested positive for h-pylori and was given and antibiotic treatment that i competed. i went back got retested and it came back negative. my doctor advise that it was eradicated. well to this day i sometimes have a small gnawing

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Post Rx errad.Essent: Eradication of H. pylori favours ulcer healing, achieved in most patients in whom the organism is eradicated. Just 1 week of omeprazole therapy , in the new triple therapies is enough to obtain a high ulcer healing rate. If the pain persists, rpt. H. Pylori stool test, 2-3 wks after PPI & all Antibiotics have been stopped for at least 3-4 wks , to avoid false negative test for H.Pylori.
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