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A 54-year-old female asked:

How do i prepare for an h pylori stool test?do i need to avoid eating certain types of food&drinking certain types of drinks?does tylenol affect test?

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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
No, but: Avoid providing a stool sample if you either have diarrhoea or constipation, give the sample when you have regular bowel habits. Ask the lab about instructions to keep the sample till tested, (e.g. refrigeration for how long, till delivered to the lab), good luck

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Last updated May 31, 2019

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