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Doctor insights on: H Pylori And Gluten Intolerance

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I feel hungry even after eating, stomach makes noises, bad gas, been tested for gluten allergy and had blood tests and h pylori all normal, ongoing :(?

I feel hungry even after eating, stomach makes noises, bad gas, been tested for gluten allergy and had blood tests and h pylori all normal, ongoing :(?

Lactose intolerant?: Keep a diet diary and see what your response is to milk and milk products. If that seems to be the problem you can take lactaid and see if that helps. ...Read more

Gluten (Definition)

Wheat barley rye contains gluten, a protein molecule that in susceptible people can cause reactions and long term illness. There is celiac, the most well known and severe gluten disease. There is gluten sensitivity, affecting more people, but usually milder. There is wheat allergy, less common than the others. The treatment, for now, is to avoid all gluten in ...Read more


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Just found out I have chronic gastritis due to h pylori after having a biopsy from an egd. Will gluten free help rid the inflammation and fullness?

Just found out I have chronic gastritis due to h pylori after having a biopsy from an egd.  Will gluten free help rid the inflammation and fullness?

Treat H. pylori.: See your doc to treat the H. pylori. A gluten free diet will not help and is completely unnecessary. Good luck. ...Read more

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I have h pylori an is it serious?

I have h pylori an is it serious?

Usually Minor: H Pylori is usually minor and easily treatable. It can be associated with Ulcers and some time with stomach pains and/or heartburn. I assume that if you were being tested you were having symptoms, so your Provider will most likely want to treat it. Normally we do not test to see if the infection is gone as long as the symptoms resolve. ...Read more

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What medication/s treat h pylori?

What medication/s treat h pylori?

Antibiotics: Antibiotics and bismuth salts are the usual treatment. See this site for more info.
http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/h-pylori-helicobacter-pylori. ...Read more

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I want to know h pylori medicine?

Triple therapy: If you are asking about regimen for eradication — then it is combination of esomeprazole, amoxicillin and clarithromycin. ...Read more

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What can you do if you have h.pylori?

R/O H PYLORI: H PYLORI IS THE ULCER CAUSING BACTERIA. Normally if GERD SX & ABD PAIN HAVE BEEN PRESENT 8-12wks. It is checked in blood work /stool & breath test if possible. THE MOST EFFECTIVE REGIMEN I USE IS PREVPAK X 2 wks Given your age GI CONSULT with EGD MAY BE SUGGESTED ...Read more

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How could I take h pylori medications?

How could I take h pylori medications?

Fix the root cause: The H. Pylori is able to grow in the stomach because of the low acid level.
This is contrary to conventional medicine opinion.
I suggest that you see a Holistic doctor who will take care of the root cause, rather than use drugs with possible severe side effects, and with only temporary relief. ...Read more

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What is the best diagnosis of h pylori?

Helicobacter: One can test noninvasively with a blood antibody test, stool antigen test, or with the carbon urea breath test. The most reliable method is a biopsy during endoscopy with a rapid urease test, histological examination, and culture. There is also a urine ELISA test with a 96% sensitivity and 79% specificity. None of the tests are completely without failure rates. ...Read more

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What is the cause of h pylori in general?

What is the cause of h pylori in general?

Please see below: H. Pylori infection occurs when a type of bacteria called helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori) infects your stomach, usually during childhood. A common cause of peptic ulcers, h. Pylori infection is present in about half the people in the world.

H. Pylori bacteria can be passed from person to person through direct contact with saliva, vomit or fecal matter. ...Read more

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How to eliminate the h pylori in your body?

Prevpak: Combination of antibiotics and acid suppressors, like prevacid (lansoprazole). ...Read more

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Does mastic gum kill h pylori?

It may: There is some evidence that suggests it is a treatment for h.pylori. Check with your doctor if you are concerned! Best wishes! ...Read more

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Which patients should be tested for h. Pylori?

Which patients should be tested for h. Pylori?

Ulcer patient, other: Anyone with a history of ulcer disease;or from an endemic region for stomach cancer, e.g. Japan, chile; positive family history of ulcer or stomach cancer, ;symptoms consistent with possible ulcer disease. Controversy over testing people before chronic Aspirin use-both can cause ulcers, the 2 together, even more so. Anyone with symptoms enough for them to get an upper endoscopy. ...Read more

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What is h. Pylori and gastritis? Should i be concerned with the possibilities? What are the risk factors if any?

What is h. Pylori and gastritis? Should i be concerned with the possibilities? What are the risk factors if any?

H. Pylori: H. Pylori is a bacterium that can live in stomach and cause gastritis which is an inflammation in the stomach. It can be treated with a course of antibiotics and acid medicine. If its treated and eradicated then there is no further concern. Untreated it can cause ulcers and rarely stomach cancer. ...Read more

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Can h pylori thyroiditis?

Can h pylori thyroiditis?

No: If you are asking if h pylori can cause thyroiditis then I would have to answer "no.". ...Read more

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Will a EGD detect h pylori?

Will a EGD detect h pylori?

Yes: There is a bacterium in the stomach, helicobacter pylori, that can cause ulcers. Documentation of this bacterium is important because eradication of such reduces the chance of ulcer recurrence by 95%. The best way to detect H. Pylori would be with biopsy during EGD, ...Read more

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What is H. Pylori infection?

What is H. Pylori infection?

Helicobacter pylori: These bacteria has been shown to create hyperacidity in the stomach and predispose to gastric cancer. It is easily diagnosed and treated. If you have been having signs of abdominal discomfort, reflux esophagitis, frequent gastric pain please go and see a GI doctor. Best wishes to clear this up. ...Read more

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Does h-pylori feel like an uti?

Hpylori: No, h. Pylori is a bacterium that lives in your stomach or duodenum and can cause ulcers but not uti. ...Read more

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How can I get rid of h-pylori?

How can I get rid of h-pylori?

Prescription meds: Once you have been tested for it, your doctor will prescribe an entire regiman that consists of more than one medication. It will include up to 2 different antibiotics as well as Prilosec type (proton pump inhibitor) medication. Other therapies include bismuth subsalicylate, antibiotics (tetracycline), metronidazole, and h2 receptor antagonist (zantac). This is between you and your doctor. ...Read more

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How do you get rid of h pylori?

Medicine: You treat it with medication — either a triple or quadruple therapy that includes antibiotics and acid reducers. Many of these come in combination pills so you have to take only 1 pill instead of 3 or 4 per day. It is for a short period to eradicate the h pylori infection. You should, however, be evaluated by a gastroenterologist, including possible endoscopy, to rule out ulcers from it. ...Read more

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What’s the h. Pylori breath test?

What’s the h. Pylori breath test?

See below: The test that I think of for breath testing is for helicobacter pylori, which is a bacterial infection of the stomach that can cause gastritis or stomach ulcers. This test is accurate and currently seems to be preferred over blood testing for h. Pylori. There have been some breath testing for intestinal bacterial overgrowth problems, but I do not know if it is performed much anymore. ...Read more

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Can h. Pylori recur after treatment?

Can h. Pylori recur after treatment?

Maybe...: Reinfection with h. Pylori in an adult is unlikely based on what is understood about its transmission. Recrudescence of the infection may occur if the antibiotics did not completely eradicate the bacteria. The antibiotic regimens have a reported 80 — 90% eradication rate. ...Read more

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How dangerous is h. Pylori infection?

Worth treating: If you get tested for this you are having GI symptoms. H pylori is worth treating when you have reflux, peptic ulcers, or gastritis discomfort. Some people feel it can cause ongoing problems and it is worth taking the prescription regiman to get rid of it. Unfortunately the meds required can cause some nausea and it helps to take food with it. Have the discussion with the prescribing physician. ...Read more

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Can h. Pylori infection cause bacpains?

H. pylori back pain?: If there is a posterior stomach or duodenal wall ulcer caused by h. Pylori, especially if the ulcer has perforated, back pain could be due to this infection. ...Read more

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Do you know any treatments for h pylori?

Yes: There are several treatments for this bacteria that causes ulcers. They are different combinations of antibiotics and either proton pump inhibitors or pesto bismol. If you have been diagnosed with H. Pylori then follow your doctors advice and the prescription he gave you. ...Read more

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What are the best treatments for h pylori?

What are the best treatments for h pylori?

Antibiotics+PPI: H. Pylori is a bacterium that infects the stomache lining. The symptoms are usually upper abdominal pain and burning sensation, dyspepsia or gastritis. It can cause peptic ulcer disease and even stomache cancers. It can be cured by combination antibiotic treatment with amoxicillin, metronidazole, biaxin (clarithromycin) along with a proton pump inhibitor such as pantaprozole or omipprazole given for 10 to 14 days. ...Read more

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