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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

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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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