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I finished h.pylori antibiotic. 2 week after the treatment the breath test was positive and the stool test was negative. do i still have h.pylori?

I finished h.pylori antibiotic. 2 week after the treatment the breath test was positive and the stool test was negative. do i still have h.pylori?

Too soon to test: Testing to ensure you've cleared the infection should happen about 6 weeks after you finish the treatment. Breath test is more accurate than the stool test which is still quite accurate. Hope this helps and you feel better! ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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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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Hav H.pylori. Treatment is anti biotics and another stomach drug. will 1 week course affect liver function? Pre Hevy drinker for nearly 1 yr.

Hav H.pylori. Treatment is anti biotics and another stomach drug. will 1 week course affect liver function? Pre Hevy drinker for nearly 1 yr.

Usually not.: although any medication can cause side effects, the usual treatments for H pylori do not often cause any harm to the liver. It is important to take the H pylori medications as prescribed. Good luck. ...Read more

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Hello sir,i had used 14days antibiotics and triple trap therapy yet h.pylori positive. What should I do help me? thank you.

Hello sir,i had used 14days antibiotics and triple trap therapy yet h.pylori positive. What should I do help me? thank you.

Triple trap?: antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors and peptobismal are often givein with the antibiotics (often TWO antibiotics together). http://www.uptodate.com/contents/treatment-regimens-for-helicobacter-pylori longer therapy ? with two other antibiotics ? Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, ... but this would often be a standard plan ...Read more

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I just find out I treated with a wrong antibiotic for h.pylori. levofloxacin base therapy fail. what to do ?

 I just find out I treated with a wrong antibiotic for h.pylori. levofloxacin base therapy fail. what to do ?

H. Pylori: There are multiple medication regimens that are effective for treating H pylori. If H pylori is still present with a proper H pylori test (this is tricky after treatment, be sure to ask your gastroenterologist), then your doctor can prescribe an alternative regimen for you. Good luck. ...Read more

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What can be done if all antibiotics treatments failed to eradicate h pylori? Natural supplements can help? Anything else?

Need to eradicate: You need to have the h pylori irradiated. Herbal supplements will not treat. Go back to your doctor and get your txbubtil gone. You need a urea breathe test for test of cure ...Read more

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What happen when h pylori is not eradicate with tripe therapy of antibiotic i still feel gas n pain in stomach?

What happen when h pylori is not eradicate with tripe therapy of antibiotic i still feel gas n pain in stomach?

Depends: Sometimes treatment with a different medication combination will work. Also it depends on why they think that the H. Pylori is not eradicated. For example, the blood test will stay positive even after successful treatment and the stool test can stay positive for a short while after successful treatment. . You might need an endoscopy to evaluate the cause of the pain. ...Read more

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Endoscopy confirmed gastritis, cat scan normal. Amoxcicillin, additional antibiotic n ppi triple therapy 14 days for h pylori. Lost 12 lbs, normal?

Endoscopy confirmed gastritis, cat scan normal. Amoxcicillin, additional antibiotic n ppi triple therapy 14 days for h pylori. Lost 12 lbs, normal?

Normal?: No it is not normal to have gastritis. This may influence what you are able to eat. You may not be able to eat the foods you like or want, especially if they contributed to the gastritis. The antibiotics may also blunt your appetite . You should talk to your doctor as continuing to lose weight is not necessarily a good thing. ...Read more

Dr. John Leander Po
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Antibiotic (Definition)

An antibiotic is a medicine that slows, stops, or kills germs. The germs are usually bacteria causing an infection in a person, so the person uses antibiotics to help his body get ...Read more