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Doctor insights on: Best Juice For H Pylori

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If someone drank a small amount of juice from a straw that was used by a person having h.Pylori, will it be transfered?

If someone drank a small amount of juice from a straw that was used by a person having h.Pylori, will it be transfered?

Impossible Questions: There is just no way to know this. Thus, if you are this concerned about all of the infections that are in the known world, such as h. Pylori, I think the best advice a physician can give you is to not share straws. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

H. pylori is a bacterium which commonly infects the mucus layer in the stomach. It can cause chronic inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and over the course of many years can increase the risk of gastric or duodenal ulcer. It can ...Read more


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Can diet cranberry juice from oceanspray be good as juice to heal h.Pylori and mild gastritis. Also what fruits and food to help heal the infection?

Can diet cranberry juice from oceanspray be good as juice to heal h.Pylori and mild gastritis. Also what fruits and food to help heal the infection?

Probably not: The mild gastritis is likely caused by the h. Pylori infection. H pylori is a bacteria that attacks stomach lining. Effective treatment is a 10-14 days of antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor (like omeprazole) to decrease acid. Lack of treatment may lead to chronic stomach pain and/or stomach ulcers. There is no good evidence that cranberry juice or specific foods are good treatments. ...Read more

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What is the best diagnosis of h pylori?

What is the best diagnosis of h pylori?

Helicobacter: One can test noninvasively with a blood antibody test, stool antigen test, or with the carbon urea breath test. The most reliable method is a biopsy during endoscopy with a rapid urease test, histological examination, and culture. There is also a urine ELISA test with a 96% sensitivity and 79% specificity. None of the tests are completely without failure rates. ...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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Fighting helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori). What is the best way to do this?

Avoid reinfection: Get treated, possibly treat family members. Take steps to avoid reinfection- not eating or drinking after somebody, not eating left over, not eating from same plate, avoiding farm animals. ...Read more

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How is H. Pylori best dianosed? Is blood test reliable

How is H. Pylori best dianosed? Is blood test reliable

Stool or Breath test: An H.Pylori Stool or Urea Breath test are the recommended diagnostic tests. You cannot use a PPI or H2 Blocker within two weeks of testing. A blood test cannot distinguish a new vs old infection. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment for h.Pylori infection?

What is the best treatment for h.Pylori infection?

H Pylori: I do not know whether you have been diagnosed or not, but you should have the infection confirmed before treating. The treatment usually consists of two weeks of antibiotic (usually clarithromycin) proton pump inhibitor, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate). ...Read more

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What is the best way to treat hyperplastic polyps? Negative for H pylori. 1st GI thinks it Minetriers Disease due to protein loss. 2nd GI says No

What is the best way to treat hyperplastic polyps? Negative for H pylori. 1st GI thinks it Minetriers Disease due to protein loss. 2nd GI says No

No treatment needed.: Hyperplastic polyps in themselves do not need treatment. They do not turn to cancer or anything that is harmful. However, if you are having G.I. symptoms, there should be another answer. I would return to your G.I. doctor to see what the next step in the workup is. Good luck. ...Read more

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EGD showed h pylori gastritis. Took antibiotics + PPI for 7 days. Have lots of pain from gastritis. The best diet for gastritis and continue take PPI?

EGD showed h pylori gastritis. Took antibiotics + PPI for 7 days. Have lots of pain from gastritis. The best diet for gastritis and continue take PPI?

PPI and bland diet: Usually you take the antibiotics and the PPI for 2 weeks together and then the PPI for a total of 6 weeks. The diet you should use while you have the gastritis is one where you avoid spicy foods and greasy foods. It is best to eat simple foods. You should avoid acid drinks such as coffee, tea, chocolate and citrus juices. These are the main things to avoid in your diet until your gastritis clears. ...Read more

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What is the cause of h.Plyori bacteria and the best treatment effective for healing h.Pylori stomach ulcer?

What is the cause of h.Plyori bacteria and the best treatment effective for healing h.Pylori stomach ulcer?

Mother nature: H. Pylori is a bacteria that colonizes the stomach lining. It is acquired by casual contact via airborne salive droplets and perhaps contaminated foof. The best treatment is antibiotics. Specific regimes exist for erradication. ...Read more

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I have daily acid reflux, NEG h pylori. MD said no concern. What's best treatment to prevent ulcers, stricture and barrets esophagus? Herbs? Diet?

I have daily acid reflux, NEG h pylori. MD said no concern. What's best treatment to prevent ulcers, stricture and barrets esophagus? Herbs? Diet?

Acid reflux (GERD): One of the best ways to control this is the use of a class of drugs known as H2 blockers. There are several and they are readily available, some OTC. Your doctor can prescribe these for you as well. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have h pylori a is it serious?

Usually Minor: H Pylori is usually minor and easily treatable. It can be associated with Ulcers and some time with stomach pains and/or heartburn. I assume that if you were being tested you were having symptoms, so your Provider will most likely want to treat it. Normally we do not test to see if the infection is gone as long as the symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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What medication/s treat h pylori?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics and bismuth salts are the usual treatment. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/h-pylori-helicobacter-pylori. ...Read more

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I want to know h pylori medicine?

Triple therapy: If you are asking about regimen for eradication - then it is combination of esomeprazole, amoxicillin and clarithromycin. ...Read more

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What can you do if you have h.pylori?

R/O H PYLORI: H PYLORI IS THE ULCER CAUSING BACTERIA. Normally if GERD SX & ABD PAIN HAVE BEEN PRESENT 8-12wks. It is checked in blood work /stool & breath test if possible. THE MOST EFFECTIVE REGIMEN I USE IS PREVPAK X 2 wks Given your age GI CONSULT with EGD MAY BE SUGGESTED ...Read more

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How could I take h pylori medications?

Fix the root cause: The H. Pylori is able to grow in the stomach because of the low acid level.
This is contrary to conventional medicine opinion.
I suggest that you see a Holistic doctor who will take care of the root cause, rather than use drugs with possible severe side effects, and with only temporary relief. ...Read more

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What is the cause of h pylori in general?

What is the cause of h pylori in general?

Please see below: H. Pylori infection occurs when a type of bacteria called helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori) infects your stomach, usually during childhood. A common cause of peptic ulcers, h. Pylori infection is present in about half the people in the world.

H. Pylori bacteria can be passed from person to person through direct contact with saliva, vomit or fecal matter. ...Read more

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How to eliminate the h pylori in your body?

Prevpak: Combination of antibiotics and acid suppressors, like prevacid (lansoprazole). ...Read more

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Does mastic gum kills h pylori?

It may: There is some evidence that suggests it is a treatment for h.pylori. Check with your doctor if you are concerned! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Which patients should be tested for h. Pylori?

Which patients should be tested for h. Pylori?

Ulcer patient, other: Anyone with a history of ulcer disease;or from an endemic region for stomach cancer, e.g. Japan, chile; positive family history of ulcer or stomach cancer, ;symptoms consistent with possible ulcer disease. Controversy over testing people before chronic Aspirin use-both can cause ulcers, the 2 together, even more so. Anyone with symptoms enough for them to get an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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What is h. Pylori and gastritis? Should I be concerned with the possibilities? What are the risk factors if any?

H. Pylori: H. Pylori is a bacteria that can live in stomach and cause gastritis which is an inflammation in the stomach. It can be treated with a course of antibiotics and acid medicine. If its treated and eradicated then there is no further concern. Untreated it can cause ulcers and rarely stomach cancer. ...Read more

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Can h pylori thyroiditis?

Can h pylori thyroiditis?

No: If you are asking if h pylori can cause thyroiditis then I would have to answer "no.". ...Read more

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Will a EGD detect h pylori?

Will a EGD detect h pylori?

Yes: There is a bacterium in the stomach, helicobacter pylori, that can cause ulcers. Documentation of this bacterium is important because eradication of such reduces the chance of ulcer recurrence by 95%. The best way to detect H. Pylori would be with biopsy during EGD, ...Read more

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What is H. Pylori infection?

What is H. Pylori infection?

Helicobacter pylori: This bacteria has been shown to create hyperacidity in the stomach and predispose to gastric cancer. It is easily diagnosed and treated. If you have been having signs of abdominal discomfort, reflux esophagitis, frequent gastric pain please go and see a GI doctor. Best wishes to clear this up. ...Read more

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Does h-pylori feel like a uti?

Hpylori: No, h. Pylori is a bacteria that lives in your stomach or duodenum and can cause ulcers but not uti. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of h-pylori?

How can I get rid of h-pylori?

Prescription meds: Once you have been tested for it, your doctor will prescribe an entire regiman that consists of more than one medication. It will include up to 2 different antibiotics as well as Prilosec type (proton pump inhibitor) medication. Other therapies include bismuth subsalicylate, antibiotics (tetracycline), metronidazole, and h2 receptor antagonist (zantac). This is between you and your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of h pylori?

Medicine: You treat it with medication - either a triple or quadruple therapy that includes antibiotics and acid reducers. Many of these come in combination pills so you have to take only 1 pill instead of 3 or 4 per day. It is for a short period of time to eradicate the h pylori infection. You should, however, be evaluated by a gastroenterologist, including possible endoscopy, to rule out ulcers from it. ...Read more

Fruit Juice (Definition)

There is no indication for giving babies under one year of age fruit juices. Fruit juices do not contain the healthy nutrients that ...Read more