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Can Helicobacter Pylori Kill You
Contagious: It is a stomach bacterial infection that can come from food you have eaten, and can be contagious within the same household or family members. ...Read more
Treat the infection: A sophisticated question. Hpylori produces urease to survive in the acid stomach. If you could stop it, it would be killed. Research is under way. R U a scientist? Not yet. You can kill the bacteria however. If you have symptoms and a test is positive you should take an antibiotic regime such as Amoxicillin and Clarithromycin for ten days together with omeprazole. 90% of ulcers are curable. ...Read more
It is one in regimen: Metronidazole is not the top line treatment for h. Pylori infection, but it is one of alternate med if others are not tolerated/allergic etc..Unless you have allergy to it or other contraindication, Metronidazole can be used. Just make sure no alcohol while on it and for additional 2-3 after last dose to avoid possible very unpleansant side effect--severe vomitting. Consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more
If someone have stomach ulcer cause by h.pylori,but they didn't treat the bacteria. how long will h.pylori cause another ulcer ?
Unknown : it is difficult to predict. You could have multiple new officers, which could start the minute you go off of the stomach medication, or you may have no other ulcers the rest of your life. If you have a documented ulcer, however. It is important to completely eradicate the H pylori so that it is less likely to recur. ...Read more
Not directly: Pregnant mother can not pass h pylori to their fetuses.But they can give it to their babies shortly after birth. Hpylori has no negative effect on fetal development.However h pylori has been linked to hyperemesis gravida is nausea and vomiting so severe that it threaten the health of the mother and nutritional status of the fetus.It is reported to be more severe than the typical morning sickness. ...Read more
How can h.pylori can be killed..? Can peptic ulcers be completely cured? Along with esophagus..How?
ANTI-BIOTICS: plus BISMUTH containing liquid (eg: Pepto-Bismol) Can in most cases CURE..(Acid control may also be used) Speak with your PCP (Primary Care Provider) Hope this helps! Z ...Read more
Acute abdomen: Death from internal bleeding, infection, peritonitis can be seen following a perforated stomach/ulver. Sometimes the diagnosis can be missed at first as the initial presentation may mimic less life threatening conditions. This is a surgical emergency. ...Read more
No: Helicobactor pylori is a bacterial infection and usual sorse is farm animals and can be obtained from other infected individuals by sharing food and drink ( salive exchange ). Adrenal insufficincy can increase suseptibility. ...Read more
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
Yes...: There is a statistic called a mortality rate, which is the percent of patients who die from a particular procedure or surgery. Anyone who dies within 30 days or without ever leaving the hospital counts. You can look up the national statistics, and your bariatric program should be able to supply their own numbers. It will be small, but real. Good luck. ...Read more
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