Top
40
Doctor insights on: Foods That Kill Helicobacter Pylori

Share
1

1
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

Dr. Andrew Seibert
557 Doctors shared insights

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


2

2
Can pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) and/or cranberries KILL helicobacter pylori?

Yes: Pepto-bismol is part of a quadruple antibiotic therapy used in treatment of H.pylori and the regular consumption of cranberry juice has been found by research to suppress the infection in communities. ...Read more

3

3
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

4

4
How treat helicobacter pylori?

How treat helicobacter pylori?

Medications: H pylori is usually treated with a combination of several antibiotics as well as other medications. Your doctor will be able to give you the right combinations and duration. ...Read more

5

5
What is Helicobacter Pylori medicine?

What is Helicobacter Pylori medicine?

H. Pylori Medicine: Such as Prilosec or Omeprazole. Some antibiotics can also be used to treat the H. Pylori infection. ...Read more

6

6
Can helicobacter pylori cause inflammation?

Yes: Helicobacter pylori is associated with gastritis (inflammatiion of the stomach lining), stomach ulcers, duodenal ulcers, stomach cancer and malt stomach lymphoma. ...Read more

7

7
Helicobacter pylori test, how to interpret results?

Helicobacter pylori test, how to interpret results?

Helicobacter tests: Rapid tests for h. pylori are based on it's fairly unique enzyme urease, producing ammonia. This can be detected in gas (breath test), or pH-based media testing of tissue samples. The best test is a biopsy, perhaps with direct detection by IHC. The latter method also can find other complications like cancer. Stool antigen tests are also available. Serologic tests only tell if you have ever had it. ...Read more

8

8
What is helicobacter pylori? What it do and is it treatable?

Stomach bacteria: H. Pylori is a bacteria found in the stomach. It does not necessarily cause ulcers, but is associated with ulcers over 90% of the time. If found, it can be treated with a combination of different medications, see your doctor for a prescription if needed. ...Read more

9

9
Is it true that helicobacter pylori related to gallbladder problems?

Unclear: Recent research has been able to identify h. Pylori in the gallbladders of some patients who had a stomach infection from h. Pylori, but there is nothing to indicate if this means anything or if it causes any gallbladder problems. ...Read more

11

11
Fighting helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori). What is the best way to do this?

Avoid reinfection: Get treated, possibly treat family members. Take steps to avoid reinfection- not eating or drinking after somebody, not eating left over, not eating from same plate, avoiding farm animals. ...Read more

12

12
I have helicobacter pylori third year in a row and I treat it everytime. It keeps coming back during the summer. I have result 38 now. Also I have pain?

I have helicobacter pylori third year in a row and I treat it everytime. It keeps coming back during the summer. I have result 38 now. Also I have pain?

Get it treated: Once completely eliminated, prevent reinfection, main source is food, wash you hands, drink non contaminated water, maintain meticulous hygiene that will minimize chances of your reinfection and its complications. ...Read more

13

13
What is the best medicine for Helicobacter Pylori?

What is the best medicine for Helicobacter Pylori?

Many types: Helicobacter pylori is typically treated for 14 days with dual antibiotics therapy (Amoxicillin + Clarithromycin or Metronidazole + Tetracycline derivatives, and bismuth subsalicylate with proton pump inhibitor (Omeprazole or Lansoprazole Pantaprazole or Esomeprazole). To assess for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection post treatment, urea breath test is utilized. ...Read more

14

14
How can you eradicate helicobacter pylori completely?

Antibiotics: There are several antibiotic regimens which, along with acid suppression, have been proven to eradicated h.Pylori with 70-90% success rates. ...Read more

15

15
Helicobacter pylori causes other health issues, true?

Unclear question: H pylori may be asymptomatic, may cause gastritis, peptic ulcer and stomach cancer. See this site for more info.
http://www. Webmd. Com/digestive-disorders/h-pylori-helicobacter-pylori. ...Read more

17

17
What is the definition or description of: helicobacter pylori?

What is the definition or description of: helicobacter pylori?

Helicobacter pylori: 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 be treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

18

18
How does helicobacter pylori get transferred from person to person?

How does helicobacter pylori get transferred from person to person?

Treat the H.pylori: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Household contacts that are co-infected (fecal-oral route) should receive concurrent therapy to avoid re-passing the infection from the untreated partner to the treated one. ...Read more

19

19
My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with helicobacter pylori. What are the chances I have it also. Where do you get it from?

My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with helicobacter pylori. What are the chances I have it also. Where do you get it from?

High; its everywhere: 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

20

20
I got helicobacter pylori, and I took medicines for almost 7 days. But my health condition is getting worse than before. Is it normal?

Need more info: If you are feeling worse than previously you must go back to your doctor and be reassessed. Since you don't specify what you are experiencing it is impossible to even speculate on what may be going on. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

21

21
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

22

22
-clindamycin-can I use for helicobacter pylori?

No: Clindamycin is not fda-approved for the treatment of h. Pylori. The fda-approved regimen includes 2-4 weeks of treatment consisting of between two to four medications. See your doctor and get treated appropriately. ...Read more

23

23
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

24

24
Why would I need a helicobacter pylori breath test?

Confirm success: Urea breathing test confirms presence if positive, or absence if negative of h. Pylori. Noninvasive way to confirm the success of eradication of h.Pylori. ...Read more

25

25
Do I need to take antibiotic for helicobacter pylori?

Do I need to take antibiotic for helicobacter pylori?

Yes.: H.Pylori has been implicated in ulcer formation. The most common way of treating h. Pylori is with the use of antibiotics. ...Read more

26

26
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

28

28
What do you do if the treatment for Helicobacter pylori don't work?

Usually it will: Sometimes one combination may not work. Another thing, if you get the blood test for antibodies against H Pylori, it will show a positive result for quite some times. ...Read more

29

29
Why is helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis?

Why is helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis?

H.pylori: H.Pylori is a known and well established cause of gastritis. In those infected with this organism, the stomach becomes inflamed with resulting gastritis. <a href="http://www. Laendo. Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www. Laendo. Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori</a>. ...Read more

30

30
Is there any medicine in homeopathy to eradicate helicobacter pylori?

Is there any medicine in homeopathy to eradicate helicobacter pylori?

Not homeopathy only: Homeopathy does not eradicate a specific organism like an antibiotic does. Instead, it's able to strengthen your resilience against infections and ill effects of organisms that might be present. Conventional treatment of gerd includes antibiotic treatment for h pylori which is often present. Some herbal meds (not homeopathic) inhibit h pylori: http://tinyurl. Com/kjtnnoe. ...Read more

31

31
Helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis, why is this?

Helicobacter pylori considered a causative agent of gastritis, why is this?

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

32

32
Can you get Helicobacter Pylori again later, after having taken the antibiotics the first time around?

Yes.: No one knows how the germ is spread. Only suggestions include good handwashing & safe food preparation & handling. Also, not every treatment regimen works, that's why there are 8 suggested regiments to treat it. You and your doc need to sort out if you had a complete cure and then got re-infected, or the first infection never completely healed. See http://www. Cdc. Gov/ulcer/files/hpfacts. PDF ...Read more

33

33
I am 25 years old female, I have been tested positive for helicobacter pylori, so what's a good treatment?

I am 25 years old female, I have been tested positive for helicobacter pylori, so what's a good treatment?

Triple therapy: There are several combo regimens but they are basically 2-3 antibiotics plus a stomach protector medicine like Prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole). One option is Prevpac - contains the antibiotics Amoxicillin & Clarithromycin and the proton-pump inhibitor lansoprazole. It depends on your other medical conditions and allergies. ...Read more

34

34
I have been tested positive for helicobacter pylori. Is it normal to be in so much pain? Pain down left side under ribs. For past week...

I have been tested positive for helicobacter pylori. Is it normal to be in so much pain? Pain down left side under ribs. For past week...

Needs attention: Pain is the body's way of telling you 'something is wrong'. If you have been diagnosed with H. pylori, this is very important because that germ can cause ulcers in the stomach and upper intestines. If there's an ulcer there, that indeed could lead to significant pain. I would call your doc right away and let them know. Someone should evaluate you properly. At the very least, they can help ur pain. ...Read more

36

36
Helicobacter pylori infection, what is this?

Helicobacter infecti: This is usually a stomach infection. Google to get details on the infection. ...Read more

37

37
Helicobacter pylori infection, what to do?

Helicobacter pylori infection, what to do?

Treat: See your doctor for treatment. If the infection is confirmed, treatment with a combination of pills, is usually effective in eradicating the infection. ...Read more

38

38
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