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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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Symptoms of h pylori?

H.Pylori: The symptoms of h.Pylori are the same as those of stomach or duodenal ulcers - epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, appetite changes. However, you need to remember that there are tons of folks out there with asymptomatic h.Pylori. ...Read more

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Can h.pylori eradication lead to decrease appetite ?

Can h.pylori eradication lead to decrease appetite ?

No -Should be better: This doesn't make sense. Perhaps you did not feel well as a side-effect of the medications used to treat H. pylori. You should overall be feeling better. It's possible there is another disease present that is making you feel like this. Best to check back with your doctor. Do you have any fevers or weight loss? That would increase the urgency of seeing the doctor again. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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How does one get h pylori? What are the tests?

How does one get h pylori? What are the tests?

Check if H.pylori ?: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Some strains of h.Pylori may increase your risk of ulceration as well as of stomach cancer. Diagnostic options: serology (a positive test may not necessarily mean active infection), breath testing, stool testing for h.Pylori antigen, stomach biopsy or clo testing. ...Read more

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Could you suggest the dosage to take to cute h pylori?

Could you suggest the dosage to take to cute h pylori?

?: Dosage of what? Standard therapy for H. pylori is 2 antibiotics and at least one proton-pump-inhibitor or a combo pill containing all 3. Be more specific. ...Read more

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H pylori is that dangerous?

H. Pylori: H. Pylori is a bacteria that is quite common. It can cause duodenal/gastric ulcers. Most patients have no symptoms. Without treatment, it can cause chronic gastritis. The bacteria can be associated with development of gastric cancer and lymphoma. Should be treated if you are tested positive. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms h pylori?

What are the symptoms h pylori?

Dyspepsia: Most people with h pylori are asymptomatic carriers. Symptoms from h pylori include abdominal pain, nausea, early satiety or lack of appetite, bloating, and fullness sensation; typically referred to as dyspepsia. ...Read more

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What is h. Pylori?

What is h. Pylori?

Infection of stomach: H.Pylori is type of bacteria helicobacter pylori that can cause infection in thestomach, together with acid stomach can cause ulcers .Pts are usually asymtomatic.When being treated with ulcers , this bacteria then get tested.It test is positive , pts are treated with two antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor for 7-14 days. ...Read more

Dr. Sue Ferranti
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Cough (Definition)

Coughing is an important way to keep your throat and airways clear. However, excessive coughing may mean you have an underlying disease or disorder. Some coughs are dry, while others are considered productive. A productive cough is one ...Read more