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Gastritis And Candida
It started with constipation and bloating.Positive helicobacter pylori test. Gastroscopy-gastritis and duodenitis. Could the bacteria be causing it?
Yes: Helicobacter pylori infection of the lining of the stomach is a well known cause of gastritis and indigestion. It would not be related to chronic constipation that needs lots of liquids to dink and increased fiber in the diet with fruits, vegetables ; maybe added metamucil. See a doctor to get medications to treat the h. Pylori infection. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have GI distress (diarrhea) and nausea for 2+ months. Esophageal Candida found during endoscopy. Bland diet and anti-Candida diet opposites. Help!
Intestinal bacteria and duodenal ulcer with excessive belching (eat, drink, lying down) and flatulence. Currently taking probiotics to no avail.?
The simple: Answer is no! ibs is a physiological problem and does not by itself cause any of the above problems. ...Read more
Yes it can.: Follow your dr's advice and follow up with him! take care ! ...Read more
Can pepzin GI and DGL Licorice be taken together? Trying to cure gastritis ulcer and GERD also esophagitis from taking doxycylcine
Nobody really knows: Such supplements are not studied enough by researchers because these supplements are not FDA-approved drugs for treating particular disorders. Nobody knows for sure what may happen if a person takes these or other supplements. One can look online for side effects of Pepzin GI and DGL Licorice, to see if others are reporting problems. If one finds no bad reports, then they MIGHT be safe to try. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with gastritis but negative to h. Pylori through biopsy. Can yeast infection be the underlying cause of my stomach inflammation?
Can candida overgrowth be the cause behind my IBS symptoms. Diognosed for IBS by Gi. Diognosed for candida overgrowth by pcp?
Gastroscopy to check my stomach and duodenum. Samples were taken and initial diagnosis of gastritis and duodenitis. Are samples checked for coeliac?
Biopsy 4 celiac.: Biopsy samples of the duodenum should evidence findings consistent with celiac disease, as long as the samples are taken from the appropriate area, which may then depend on the GI doctor's clinical suspicion of celiac disease. Generally speaking, though, a suspicion of celiac disease can be confirmed histologically. ...Read more
Acid production : The precise mechanism by which h. Pylori contributes to duodenal ulcer (du) formation is not totally understood, but the bacteria appears to increased gastric acid secretion causing increased acid in duodenun, the bacteria also elicit a body immune inflammatory response and decrease the mucosal defense mechanisms on the duodenun making the mucosa more vulnerable to acid. ...Read more
Gastric oxyntic and antral mucosa with active chronic h.P associated gastritis.
And h.P immunostatins highlights abundant h.P organisms. What's mean?
Infection: Gastric oncocytic and antral mucosa = type of stomach tissue seen under the microscope H.P. = Helicobactor pylori, a type of bacteria that causes inflammation and ulcers in the stomach; a stain has been done to make the bacteria stand out Active chronic gastritis= the inflammation seen in the stomach You should do well with treatment! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Avoid what hurts: That is the easy answer. Other things to avoid are caffeine containing drinks and foods. Chocolate, spicy foods. and foods with acidic content may cause problems. Smoking and alcohol will definitely make it worse. If you must eat foods that have these qualities the consider smaller portions. No real things are "good" specially for gastritis though there may be things that feel better than not. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer