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Can Biotics Called Hpf Or Bromelain Treat H Pylori
I have suffered from halitosis for most of my adult life. I took aciphex and that worked for five years. What else should I do my doctor put me on a new medication called Dexilant and that worked for a week. I also have dry mouth. I took an h. Pylori
It : It seems like your physician has taken care of the potential gastrointestinal causes of your halitosis. Bad breath can also occur from untreated dental problems. When is the last time you had a dental exam, radiographs, and a professional cleaning? Cavities full of bacteria, periodontal problems, and accumulated calculus are some of the things that may be contributing to your problem. The dry mouth does not help your situation, either. Is the dry mouth a side effect of other medications you are taking? Hope this info helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Stomach bacteria: H. Pylori is a bacteria found in the stomach. It does not necessarily cause ulcers, but is associated with ulcers over 90% of the time. If found, it can be treated with a combination of different medications, see your doctor for a prescription if needed. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Saw a show on tv and they mentioned something called helicobacter pylori infections. What is that?
Ulcer bug: H. Pylori is a bacterium that can cause ulcers, chronic gastritis and other problems. If not treated, it can cause stomach cancer. Treatment involves antibiotics and other medications in a multi-drug cocktail. The doctors who discovered this bug and its role in stomach disease won the nobel prize for their work. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Sibling also diagnosed with h. Pylori. They have no symptoms. Should they treat with anti - biotics and other meds?
Different regimen: There are different ways to treat H. pylori -they all involve combination therapy. The acid must be stopped -so PPIs (proton pump inhibitors) are used, then different antibiotic combinations are added. Levofloxacin can substitute for clarithromycin but this should all be under the supervision of a doctor. Local 'resistance' patterns of the germs are hopefully known and can help guide treatment. ...Read more
Yes: But it will not help h pylori. ...Read more
Can i kiss my boyfriend if im being treated for H. pylori? Once treated for this bacteria can it come back?
Below: You may kiss your boyfriend One time infection from H pylori does not give live time protection. ...Read more
I am being treated for h pylori. I am constantly drinking water from a 64 oz mug. Will i re infect myself by drinking from the same mug?
Not if it has: been thoroughly cleaned. Has been it run through a dishwasher in HOT water? ...Read more
Have h.Pylori again. Waited to get treated bc i didn't have symptoms. Now i do. See gastro doc in 3 weeks. Anything i can do at home for gastritis?
Do I need to stop h1/h2 blockers when testing fasting gastrin? If so, for how long & does h pylori need treated b4 gastrin test? I no longer use ppis
H12 blockers gastrin: 36 F Do I need to stop h1/h2 blockers when testing fasting gastrin? If so, for how long & does h pylori need treated b4 gastrin test? I no longer use ppis. ANS: Your local team is best able to answer these questions. It depends on what you may have and what they are testing you for. So give them a call and let us know what they say and why. Thanks. ...Read more
H. Pylori quad treat. Pepto bottle says not to take if taking tetrac. which i am. I read pepto decreases antibiot efficacy. Now takin together. Split?
Standard regimen.: although in general, Pepto-Bismol may decrease the efficacy of tetracyclines, this standard regimen is proven to be beneficial in eradicating H. pylori. it is okay to proceed with both of them as prescribed, for the entire length of the proposed treatment. Good luck. ...Read more
I have noticed fatty deposits in my stool over the last few weeks. About 5 years ago, i was diagnosed and treated for h.Pylori that had gone untreated?
Will xifaxan (rifaximin) treat giardia? Not sure what is going on, but dr. Prescribed xifaxan (rifaximin). Still waiting on o&p and h. Pylori. Will this harm me if i don't have giardia?
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic, however you should consult a doctor for proper selection of treatment. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/h-pylori/basics/definition/CON-20030903 ...Read more