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I have been prescribed a 7 day treatment of prevacid, (lansoprazole) amoxic.& clarth. for H pylori but can't withstand the side effects. Any alternative treatment ?

I have been prescribed a 7 day treatment of prevacid, (lansoprazole) amoxic.& clarth. for H pylori but can't withstand the side effects. Any alternative treatment ?

Treat the H.pylori: If helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection but all of them have side effects & are pretty strong to fight this tough bug. ...Read more

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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

Helicobacter pylori (or h.Pylori) is a common bacteria which infects the lining of the stomach and can cause ulcers and stomach irritation, among other problems. It is fairly common on the United States and even more common in other parts of the world. It can be diagnosed by blood tests, stool tests, endoscopy, and several other methods. Treatment is a 7-14 ...Read more


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Do you know any treatments for h pylori?

Do  you know any treatments for h pylori?

Yes: there are several treatments for this bacteria that causes ulcers. They are different combinations of antibiotics and either proton pump inhibitors or pesto bismol. If you have been diagnosed with H. Pylori then follow your doctors advice and the prescription he gave you. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for h pylori?

What are the best treatments for h pylori?

Antibiotics+PPI: H.Pylori is a bacteria that infects the stomache lining. The symptoms are usually upper abdominal pain and burning sensation, dyspepsia or gastritis. It can cause peptic ulcer disease and even stomache cancers. It can be cured by combination antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin, metronidazole, biaxin (clarithromycin) along with a proton pump inhibitor such as pantaprozole or omipprazole given for 10 to 14 days. ...Read more

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Two failed treatments for h pylori. Now a third with tetracycline. If it doesn't work what next? Husband tested positive going to do a first treatment

Two failed treatments for h pylori. Now a third with tetracycline. If it doesn't work what next? Husband tested positive going to do a first treatment

Its possible you &: ...your husband have been passing the infection back and forth. It's critical that you both eradicate the H.pylori organism with simultaneous treatment. Stay the course, make sure you and he both complete your full antibiotic regimen, then both get checked to ensure that H.pylori is gone. ...Read more

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Did 3 treatments for h. Pylori waiting a moth for results. Lot stomach pain. Is there a diet that helps with gastritis pain? I'm taking 40 mg PPI.

Did 3 treatments for h. Pylori waiting a moth for results. Lot stomach pain. Is there a diet that helps with gastritis pain? I'm taking 40 mg PPI.

Stomach pain: Please request your doctor to do a urea breath test when you are not on antibiotics and PPIs for at leat 10 days to make sure whether or not H.pylori has been cured. ...Read more

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What happens if h pylori isn't irradiated in the first treatment i still have symptoms?

What happens if h pylori isn't irradiated in the first treatment i still have symptoms?

Try different: Usual regimens to treat h pylori could fail and alternative treatments are available. Talk to your doctor. ...Read more

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Can h pylori also infect children under 5? What is the treatment?

Can h pylori also infect children under 5? What is the treatment?

Yes : It is less common under 5 years of age, But h pylori bacteria can develop and also If parent has this too, it can be familial. Treatment is taking 3weeks of h pylori kit: Includes antibiotic, anti-fungal and anti gastric Medicines which resolves this growth in the Stomach. If you need to check your child out Further, just make a virtual appt with me, Dr Ivy Fisher ...Read more

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Can high grade dyspasia be "cured" by h. Pylori treatment? Or is this the first step?

Can high grade dyspasia be "cured" by h. Pylori treatment?  Or is this the first step?

Dysplasia of what?: To what organ are you referring that exhibits high grade dysplasia--esophagus, stomach, colon, cervix, etc.? H.Pylori treatment is useful early on in addressing malt lymphoma of the stomach--is this the point of your question? ...Read more

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Is it normal to get regularilly constapated after treatment for h pylori, stil have most of symptoms and finished course 1 week ago?

Is it normal to get regularilly constapated after treatment for h pylori, stil have most of symptoms and finished course 1 week ago?

You took antibiotics: ...That killed off more that just h.Pylori. Your normal bacterial flora of the gut, both bacterial mass as well as composition, was likely altered. Perhaps, during the course of antibiotics you also modified your diet since some h.Pylori regimens are unpleasant to take. Consider starting a probiotic of your choice, optimize dietary fibers, drink more fluids. Still a problem, then see your doctor. ...Read more

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After taking prevpack triple therapy for 14days, if no more h pylori symptoms do I still need to test again? If so how long after the treatment?

Probably not: If you desire confirmatory testing it can be performed at virtually any time after a presumptive successful course of therapy. Good luck. ...Read more

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