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Can H Pylori Cause Back Pain
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
Helicobacter pylori: No. This organism does produce gastritis, peptic ulcers and predisposes to gastric cancer, although 70% of people with it in the GI tract have no symptoms. The cramping and the back pain can potentially be related to the changes caused by this bug, but not by the organism itself. Please see a GI doctor and have this explored further. Best wishes. ...Read more
I was diagnosed with mildbgastritis/duodenitis about a month ago no h pylori. I was given omeprazole for 6 months. Will I heal? Also back pain lately
Probably: Gastric ulcer is caused mainly by NSAIDS or H pylori. A PPI such as omeprazol and stopping the offending drug is the main treatment that takes care of it most of the time. Thats why Gastroenterologists prefer to repeat the endoscopy later to confirm resolution. Rarely, its not fixed and then you will more specialized treatment. For specifics, follow your doctor's recommendations. ...Read more
Up left ab & back pain, neg. H pylori, preg. so no endoscopy no foods make better or worse, RX PPI and antacids don't help nothing helps any ideas?
Some info. missing: Since don't know how far along you are, it's hard to generalize. During the third trimester, your stomach has less room for food and that can contribute to heartburn & indigestion. The enlarging uterus puts strain on the back muscles so back ache is common too. A kidney infection on the left side can cause the symptoms you describe also, and I recommend that be checked out too. ...Read more
I have diagnosed with h pylori i took the triple therapy i stil have the stomach upper pain with upper back pain however the heartburn is gone ?
Ongoing mid upper back pain, spasms. Just did 14 day h pylori treatment. Pain in irritated back muscle and chest swallowing saliva. What could this be?
Needs Evaluation: To find out the source of this issue. Could even be atypical chest pain from your heart as opposed to GI pain from an ulcerated esophagus. Expect a chest x-ray, ekg to check out your heart, possibly an upper GI endoscopy. Don't try to diagnose this yourself. See a doc asap. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Elevated lipase on test for h pylori for duodenal ulcer. Doc ordered CT on concerns of my general mild back pain. Fearful of pancreatic cancer. 34m?
What causes persistent (several months) burning l mid abd pain migrating to l mid back area even though I completed an h pylori treatment?
Ulcer treatment pain: Although the burning is most suggestive of an ulcer there are a variety of potential other causes including splenic or pancreatic sources. It is most likely related to the ulcer and the very first thing to do is schedule a follow up endoscopy to ensure a satsifactory response to the h. Pylori. You may not have had a complete response and may require a second round of antibiotics. ...Read more
Can IBS cause burning pain in stomach? Took Prilosec for 14 days but burning pain is back. Tested negative for h pylori
Heart Burn: Hi, you probably have Functional dyspepsia or non-ulcer dyspepsia, which is common in IBS, the treatment is change in diet includes avoiding fatty food, Alcohol, Caffeine, frequent but small portions, avoiding food which makes the patient worse, PPIs or H2 blockers but Antacid like Tums won't work , one can consider Tricyclic Antidepressant if above measures not helpful. Feel better. ...Read more
Can caffeine bring back gastritis 1 month after treatment? (wasn't caused by h.Pylori, nor drugs)
Caffeine and gastrit: Most likely - go back on the medications you were prescribed because one month is too short of a period for healing to be complete! ...Read more
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