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My HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGG,SER,QN is 4.0 unit(s) range is <=20.0 unit(s) what does this indicate ? im having stomach problems

My HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGG,SER,QN is 4.0 unit(s)	range is <=20.0 unit(s) what does this indicate ? im having stomach problems

Negative: No infection with Helicobacter now! Symptoms of GI Discomfort related to something else GERD or Gastritis or Duodenitis! Best follow up with Gastroenterologist and if persistent symptoms you may need EGD! ...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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Can a blood test diagnose helicobacter pylori?

Can a blood test diagnose helicobacter pylori?

H. Pylori: Yes. Of course. This is the most common way h. Pylori is diagnosed. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of the extreme wind from helicobacter pylori?

Treat HP.: H. Pylori is not associated with extreme wind. However, hp should be treated with a regimen of antibiotics. If your wind does not get better, you can go down a different path afterwards. ...Read more

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Can there be any medicine in homeopathy to eradicate (kill) helicobacter pylori?

Can there be any medicine in homeopathy to eradicate (kill) helicobacter pylori?

None: I say "none, " because homeopathy does not kill anything or eradicate organisms. However, it can strengthen the body's responses to overcome the effects of those organisms -- with individualized remedy that helps the whole system rebalance itself. With the right remedy, symptoms remit and function improves. If you want to "kill" helicobacter pylori, you may need standard antibiotic treatments. ...Read more

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What is the relationship between helicobacter pylori and chronic gastritis?

What is the relationship between helicobacter pylori and chronic gastritis?

May be causative: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with gastritis then treatment is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. ...Read more

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I have been told i have helicobacter pylori on my lungs I have have treatment now I am going to have a breath test .Will my lungs be damage .?

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Stomach: Helicobacter pylori is a bacterium that infects the stomach; it would not infect your lungs. The breath test is how we diagnose helicobacter; it produces high amounts of urease, and the activity of the enzyme can be detected in your breath. This does not mean it has anything to do with your lungs; the test detects the vapor coming up from your esophagus and stomach. ...Read more

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How treat helicobacter pylori? My breath test was 370 i think is not to much but i feel indigestion im taking PYLREA 3 caps 4 times i think its a lot

How treat helicobacter pylori?

My breath test was 370 i think is not to much but i feel indigestion im taking PYLREA 3 caps 4 times i think its a lot

H pylori treatment: If you have symptoms and a positive H. pylori, you should be treated. Left untreated H. pylori can lead to serious consequences. There are several different regimens to treat H. pylori, consisting of a combination of a proton-pump-inhibitor (PPI), and antibiotics. Most regimens also contain pepto-bismol. Taking the medications exactly as prescribed is very important to get rid of H. pylori. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori...What are the symptoms of this? I burp alot, nausea, bloating and tiredness.

Helicobacter pylori...What are the symptoms of this? I burp alot, nausea, bloating and tiredness.

Heart burn, indigest: H. Pylori can cause gastritis and peptic ulcer disease, which can cause bleeding, belching, indigestion, epigastric pain, nausea, dark stools etc. Best way is to have an egd done, but there are other noninvasive ways as well, i.E breath urea. Treatment is fairly easy and successful with a short course of antibiotics and medications like Nexium (esomeprazole) or prevacid, and others. ...Read more

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What is the best treatment of helicobacter pylori and a duodenal ulcer?

What is the best treatment of helicobacter pylori and a duodenal ulcer?

3-4 meds: Studies show diet plays no role in eradication of h pylor infection of he stomach (a possible cause of stomach ulcers). However , avoidance of smoking, alcohol, caffeine will help lower the levels of stomach acid. The usual treatment for h pylori includes 3-4 drug regimens including antibiotics and ppi (anti-acid meds, e.g. Prilosec, prevacid). Hope you are better soon! ...Read more

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Relationship between helicobacter pylori bacteria and stomach ulcers?

H. pylori & ulcers: An estimated 2/3 of people have h. Pylori bacteria, but most of them never have any symptoms. However, h. Pylori is a major cause of peptic ulcers (>90% of duodenal ulcers, an estimated 60% of gastric ulcers). Nobody knows why some people with h. Pylori get ulcers but others don't. ...Read more

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How do you get infection with helicobacter pylori?

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

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What foods are good to get rid of helicobacter pylori and what should I avoid eating?

What foods are good to get rid of helicobacter pylori and what should I avoid eating?

H. Pylori: H. Pylori affects 1/2 of world population. Acquired by food or water containing fecal matter. Treatment usually with two antibiotics + ulcer medication for 7-14 days. This depends upon specific medications used, good high fiber , low fat diet recommrnded . If an ulcer is identified limited coffee, tea& alcohol. Also avoid foods which cause discomfort. See your doctor. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori infection? What can I do?

H.Pylori: If you are diagnosed with h.Pylori, it is usually not a bad idea to treat, particularly if you are symptomatic. It may even prevent stomach cancer: http://www.Laendo.Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori. ...Read more

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Will helicobacter pylori treatment make you gain weight?

No: Treating h. Pylori will not make you gain weight. It may however, make you feel better so you can eat more which then may allow you to gain weight. The medications used to treat the infection have no effect on weight. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have helicobacter pylori infection?

What does it mean if you have helicobacter pylori infection?

Problem in stomach: H pylori is a bacterium, found in the human stomach that is implciated as causing gastritis, peptic ulcers and also is associated with gastric cancers and lymphomas. It is the most common chronic bacterial infection in humans, curiously. When found with duodenal ulcers for example, erradication of the organism can prevent ulcer recurrence. See a gastroenterologist! ...Read more

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Can I take metronidazole for helicobacter pylori?

Can I take metronidazole for helicobacter pylori?

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

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What is the treatment for helicobacter pylori infection?

What is the treatment for helicobacter pylori infection?

Combination: Acid suppression meds in combination with antibiotics for 7-14 days. The choice of antibiotics will be determined by your allergy profile and the resistance profiles in your community. The response rate to treatment is not 100%, more like 60-80% so be sure to be tested after treatment to check for cure. ...Read more

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What is the best antibiotic treatment for helicobacter pylori?

What is the best antibiotic treatment for helicobacter pylori?

Many regimens!: There are five commonly used regimens, plus others not used much. All give about an 85% cure rate, so if 100 people are treated, eradication will not occur in 15. Since if you test positive for h.Pylori, even after rx, you will always remain positive. My favorite combo is Clarithromycin 500 bid, Metronidazole 500 bid, and a twice daily proton pump inhibitor. Six pills a day is a lot. ...Read more

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Symptoms of helicobacter pylori? And does it cause low white blood cells?

Symptoms of helicobacter pylori? And does it cause low white blood cells?

Not usually in blood: Usually slight elevation of polymorphonucear white cells with the infection which can be reduced with proper therapy for the infection. Sometimes low white blood cell count can be attributed to therapy. ...Read more

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I have did the breath test for helicobacter pylori the interval was 4.7 is it dangerous?

I have did the breath test for helicobacter pylori the interval was 4.7 is it dangerous?

No if treated: Helicobacter pylori infections not an uncommon problem , frequently seen , cause gastritis , peptic ulcers and in some cases are associated with gastric (stomach ) cancers , your doctor will do additional tests including gastroscopic biopsy and treat ( cure) you, follow the advise of your doctor. ...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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Does a person with a positive helicobacter pylori antibody test always remain seropositive even after successful treatment?

Does a person with a positive helicobacter pylori antibody test always remain seropositive even after successful treatment?

Once +, always +: The blood test for h pylori looks for your immune response to the infection. Once you turn positive, you never revert back to negative, even after appropriate antibiotic treatment. That's how you're protected in the future. On the other hand, if you want a test of cure to prove that the infection is gone, you need a breath test to confirm eradication. ...Read more