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H Pylori Diarrhea
Taking prevpack triple therapy for h pylori. No diarrhea or any side effects of this antibiotic. Does it mean it's not working? Or its comon?
It's working: Side effects are generally uncommon.Get a more detailed answer ›
Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more
What can cause 10+ mos chronic abdominal pain? Blood tests, barium swallow, gastroscopy, gallbladder all normal. No h. pylori. No diarrhea or vomiting
When a patient has persistent abdominal pain despite negative tests it suggests that either the patient has a less common condition that hasn't been considered or tested for OR that the symptoms aren't due to a physical illness.
It is not unusual for patients to experience actual pain in various parts of their bodies from psychological causes.
When the mind is treated the pain goes away. ...Read more
Can the urea breath test for h-pylori cause diahrrea. I had to drink a citrus type drink. Not sure what it had in it.
Unlikely: For the swallow urea labelled with either radioactive carbon-14 or non-radioactive carbon-13. Subsequently the detection of isotope-labelled carbon dioxide in exhaled breath due to splitting of urea indicates that urease is present in the stomach, and therefore that h. Pylori bacteria are present. This should not produce diarrhea. ...Read more
I have been told I have a enlarged left colon, h pylori, colitis. Its been 4wks I still have ab pain weakness, diarrhea, etc no 1 is treating it. Help?
F/U with the GI doc: Abd pain, diarrhea and weakness are very nonspecific symptoms. Hpylori infection can itself cause all these.Colitis can result in distended colon which sometimes need emergent intervention depending on its size. There are also several types of colitis' s and treatment is per etiology. You didn't mention if you are on any meds. You need a GI evaluation and possibly look for another etiology iif no imp. ...Read more
Think my 1 y/o has h pylori-person @his daycare had it-he's had explosive diarrhea-had stool culture test done-results won't b her for 4 days-wht 2 do?
Is it H. Pylori or food poisoning? Woke up with a "full, nauseous feeling" followed by 2x vomiting and diarrhea and no appetite. Lasted only ~24hrs.
No: Helicobacter pylori, previously named Campylobacter pylori, is a Gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium found in the stomach, and may be present in other parts of the body, such as the eye. It may or may not be associated with gastritis or peptic ulcers. It may also be involved in gastric cancers. ...Read more
What can cause colon pain (no blood, no diarrhea) after doing triple therapy & omeprazole for h pylori? Just left side/LLQ.
What is the cause of chronic nausea that occurs on and off? I'm not pregnant. I don't have H pylori or parasites. I do have chronic diarrhea.
Many possibilities: Just because you do not have an infectious cause for your nausea does not mean that you could not also have a cause that is structural or anatomical, or inflammatory bowel disorder, or irritable bowel syndrome. You should see a doctor or have a consult to review more of your history and symptoms to better understand what's going on ...Read more
Lots of acid reflux all day, indigestion and IBS-like discomfort but w/o diarrhea. Is this gastritis? H. Pylori? Should I go on a diet or meds? Thx
GERD, ? H. Pylori:
Reflux is often associated with H. Pylori but not always. You might have gastritis. You probably have at least some dysbiosis and possibly SIBO. You might have a deficiency of hydrochloric acid.
Ideally see an integrative/functional medicine doc to evaluate.
For some approaches that may help see
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and https://draxe. Com/sibo-symptoms/ ...Read more
Diarrhea for 4 years, - c scope, + blood for h pylori. Tx prevacid (lansoprazole) and antibiotic for 10 days then neg stool. Iga 41range 83-485. Tt IgA neg. Celiac?
55 yr old female, hypothyroidism, history of H Pylori, has hard stomach and bloating. Now has mucus and blood in stools. Diarrhea and nausea. Clear co?
LUQ pain and pressure radiating to back 2+ months. Chronic nausea, frequent diarrhea. Ultrasound revealed gall stones w/out inflamation. 3 wks. On Protonix symptoms worsened. Blood work good, h pylori negative. IBS? Gallbladder?
LUQ: It would be unusual for uncomplicated gall stones to cause luq abdominal discomfort. Pancreatic pathology could. Were your pancreatic enzymes checked? LUQ discomfort and diarrhea do occur in IBS. I recommend collaboration between a gastroenterologist and an abdominal surgeon in your case to give you the best advice about further testing and treatment. ...Read more
Having diarrhea, non-localized stomach pain, & bloating after eating. Given Flagyl - blood work fine & no h pylori or gallstones. Other possibilities?
Food intolerances: Many different conditions can cause diarrhea, including infections, lactose or gluten intolerance, inflammatory bowel disease, or irritable bowel syndrome. Consider keeping a record of the foods you eat to see if certain foods increase your symptoms and discussing with your doctor. ...Read more
Abdominal pain, frequent mucus loose stools, All negative H.pylori antigen, blood stool sample, CBC, ESR, CRP, Ferrin, celiac screening.? Is IBS?
That is: A likely conclusion but you should consult with the doctor ordering all these tests, and who also examined you. This is where you should seek your diagnosis ...Read more
H. pylori: H. pylori is a bacterial infection of the stomach which can cause acid reflux and gastric ulcers. This infection can cause significant discomfort, but is not particularly dangerous. Two exceptions would be bleeding ulcers or esophageal strictures, condition that can occur with chronic infection. H.pylori is easily diagnosed and treated. ...Read more
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
Many causes of ulcer: A stomach ulcer is literally a hole in the stomach lining. H.Pylori bacteria & use of nsaid's are independent but common risk factors, as are age, tobacco use, & prior history of ulceration. Admission to the ICU can result in stress-related ulceration within the first few days of hospitalization. Also, significant burns (curling's ulcer), head trauma (cushing's ulcer), sheering forces, cancer. ...Read more
Ulcers: H. Pylori is connected with damage to the stomach and duodenal mucus layer and ulcers as a result. You can be tested by your doctor. A breath test is preferred to see if you have a current infection. A blood test will only tell if you have ever had it even if it is gone now. ...Read more