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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

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

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


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

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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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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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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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