A 24-year-old male asked:
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male, 24 with h.pylori for past year. usual meds have been given yet getting worse. anything for the pain at least? feels a fire on lower left abdomen

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Dr. Albert Pizzo
60 years experience Family Medicine
H.pylori: It is time to get consultation with a specialist-gastroenterologist as you are not getting better.
Answered on Sep 12, 2013
Dr. Hamsa Jayaraj
54 years experience Internal Medicine
Mastica gum: For pain take dgl-deglycerinised licorice- chew dgl tab when pain comes on. Probiotics- good quality onle & drink kefir-yogurt drink full of probiotics. Mastica gum per direction.
Answered on Oct 10, 2017
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