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Foods That 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Despues de haber fallado el tratamiento del Helicobacter pylori, se volverá la bacteria más fuerte, con peores síntomas y más difícil de tratar?
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