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Can biotics called hpf or bromelain treat h pylori?

Can biotics called hpf or bromelain treat h pylori?

Not reliably: And neither does mastic gum. Antibiotics/acid reducers for a short course are the best, most reliable rx, they are not 100% infallible. Can be followed up with breath test, stool test, endoscopy to check for clearance of the infection. ...Read more

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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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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

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 more

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What is helicobacter pylori? What it do and is it treatable?

What is helicobacter pylori? What it do and is it treatable?

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 more

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Saw a show on tv and they mentioned something called helicobacter pylori infections. What is that?

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 more

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Sibling also diagnosed with h. Pylori. They have no symptoms. Should they treat with anti - biotics and other meds?

Sibling also diagnosed with h. Pylori. They have no symptoms. Should they treat with anti - biotics and other meds?

Yes: H.pylori infection serves as a carcinogen (may cause cancer or lymphoma of the stomach) and it predisposes to ulcers. It is best to get rid of it. It only takes 2 weeks of therapy with antibiotics and acid blocker ...Read more

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What medication/s treat h pylori?

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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Does levofloxacin treat h.pylori as clarithromycin ?

Does levofloxacin treat h.pylori as clarithromycin ?

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

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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

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

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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

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Is it possible to be treates for h. pylori?

H Pylori therapy: Do you mean are there treatments for H Pylori? There are multiple antibiotic regimens to treat H Pylori. It is important to be tested after therapy with a breath test to see if the infection has been eradicated. ...Read more

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Can chronic gastris and h. pylori be treated if so with what?

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

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Which antibiotics can be used to treat h. Pylori?

Which antibiotics can be used to treat h. Pylori?

Prevpac (lansoprazole amoxicillin and clarithromycin): It is a combination of- metronidazol, peptobismol, proton pump inhibitor, and biaxin/tetracycline/amoxicillin. Should be done by your doc. ...Read more

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Will clarithomycin and amoxcillin tablets for h pylori also treat my uti?

Likely: Most utis are caused by e coli and they are usually sensitive to amoxicilin. If you have been exposed to many antibiotics make sure that your urine was cultured to make sure that the antibiotics will work for your particular infection. ...Read more

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I have tested positive for h pylori and read about cancer risk once treated and cured will the risk return to normal???

I have tested positive for h pylori and read about cancer risk once treated and cured will the risk return to normal???

Yes: H. pylori well known to be associated with gastric cancer. The ulcers resulting from the toxins induce migration of bone stem cells to the ulcer which are converted to Ca by the same toxins. By eliminating the organism the risk for developing Ca lesions is markedly reduced. ...Read more