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H Pylori Ig A Positive
A new H. pylori test: Common easy tests to make a diagnosis of h.Pylori are tests done in serum using igg antibodies. Igg antibodies are the ones made by your immune system showing past exposure to h. Pylori. Iga tests look at the surface antibodies lining the mucosal membrane of the stomach against h.Pylori. Recent studies show that IgA tests are less useful as they are less specific and less sensitive. ...Read more
Ulcers. H pylori IgG neg, 0.9, ind 0.9-1.0 pos >1.0 iga. Neg <0.89 equi 0.89- 0.99 pos >0.99 IgM neg <0.80 equi 0.80- 1.19 pos>1.19 normal?
Clarify: These seem to be a listing of the interpretative values for the h pylori blood tests. I cannot decipher what are your test results. That being said, ulcers are caused primarily from h pylori infection (that won the nobel prize) and medications (nsaids). If you have an ulcer and h pylori, the infection needs to be completely treated to minimize the chance of the ulcer coming back. ...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?
No: Majority of people will lose their igg positivity after infection has been eradicated. This may take up to a year or more. However, some people will not and maybe never lose their igg and may need a different test to determine their h. Pylori status. ...Read more
No!: Thankfully h. Pylori infections can be cured with the proper combination of medications! Once you finish the medication you should be cured! ...Read more
I have tested positive for IgG h.Pylori with a reading of 1.47. What does this mean and what should I do now?
H. pylori: The test means you have produced an immune reaction to h.Pylori. Whether you have it now is uncertain, as the test can remain positive for a long time. A stool antigen test for H. pylori may show if you currently have it. Treatment of H. pylori is by a so-called 'triple therapy.' in the absence of relevant symptoms, though, it may not be necessary to do. See your doctor for clarification. ...Read more
Tested positive for h pylori. Can I infected my 1 and a half old baby. Or children can't get infected by h pylori?
I've been given a triple dose of pylara fort h pylori bacteria. What if I still positive of h pylori after the ten days medication?
Test not needed: Another test is not needed. Usually the treatment is for 15 days. If you have any symptoms, new or old let your prescriber know. ...Read more
What are the chances of my reoccurring h.pylori turning into cancer. No h pylori symptoms at all but always tests positive. 23yo. Thanks.
Asymptomatic H pylori infection is quite common. Half to two thirds of the people have the infection. While it is a risk factor for stomach cancer, the incidence of gastric cancer is low. For good health - Have a diet rich in fresh vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low fat milk and milk products, nuts, beans, legumes, lentils and small amounts of lean meats. Avoid saturated fats. Exercise at least 150 minutes/week and increase the intensity of exercise gradually. Do not use tobacco or alcohol in any form.
Practice safe sex. ...Read more
A patient was prescribed methotraxate 15mg every week. After using this her h. Pylori showed positive. What is the right drug to treat h. Pylori?
H.pylori: The treatment for this is usually a multi-drug regimen; a GI specialist or her primary care doctor will need to review the record and prescribe the appropriate treatment. ...Read more
I was positive for h pylori about 4 months ago and just started antibiotics is it possible it can go away on its own since its been 4 months already?
Doubtful.: H pylori is a very slow infection, works on years or decades scale - most people who have it as adults, have it from childhood. ...Read more
Gastritis Positive h pylori test 10 months ago. H pylori was treated. Endoscopy showed residual gastritis 3 months ago. I've tried all sorts of meds.?
I have tested positive for h pylori and read about cancer risk once treated and cured will the risk return to normal???
I've taken a full set of antibiotics to treat h-pylori, still tested positive. Then I took a different set. Still positive. They are strong, what now?
H. pylori: Did you take the ppi and other medications with it? And, were you blood tested for the repeat test? If so, find out if they testes igg, igm, and IgA levels. ...Read more
Not fixed with food: If helicobacter pylori has been documented esp. If associated with ulcer, then eradication is requisite to avoid risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in treating the infection. Test & treat +contacts simultaneously to avoid cross infection. Document clearance of H.pylori after completing antibx. ...Read more
H pylori: If you have not been treated in past then your doctor may prescribe medicines to treat it. ...Read more
The blood test for: H. Pylori checks for antibodies against the bacterium. Antibodies are proteins that help your body fight off infection and they may be detectable indefinitely, even for a lifetime. Biopsy & urease tests check for presence of an active infection. (+) H. Pylori blood test with negative biopsy & urease suggests you had the infection in the past but that it's not currently active. ...Read more
If breath test is positive for h.pylori but endoscopy and colonoscopy is negative which is more accurate?
Can I re-take pylo kit for 2nd week? After taking it for one week and still h-pylori bacteria test positive!
Don't retake it…: Unless your doctor recommends it again. Very often, depending on which kind of test you are taking for H. Pylori, the test results can remain positive even if the bacteria has been eradicated by the course of antibiotics which you are taking. You should consult with your doctor to determine if you need a repeat H. Pylori test at all, and if so, what kind to take. Good luck. ...Read more
Hello sir, I had used 14days antibiotics and triple trap therapy yet h.pylori positive. What should I do help me? Thank you.
Antibiotics, proton pump inhibitors and peptobismal are often givein with the antibiotics (often TWO antibiotics together).
http://www. Uptodate. Com/contents/treatment-regimens-for-helicobacter-pylori
longer therapy? With two other antibiotics?
Without an actual examination, I cannot give specific medical advice on your particular health, . .. but this would often be a standard plan ...Read more
I've tested positive for h. Pylori and an asymptomatic. Should I be concerned? What could happen to me if left untreated given the lack of symptoms?
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori): Is a type of bacteria. These germs can enter your body and live in your digestive tract. After many years, they can cause sores, called ulcers, in the lining of your stomach or the upper part of your small intestine. For some people, an infection can lead to stomach cancer. If you were tested, chances are your Doctor will suggest antibiotics to treat H Pylori. ...Read more
Can h pylori cause gallbladder problems? Hida scan showed dysfunctional gallbladder with no stones and no obstructions. Tested positive for h pylori.
Possibly: H. Pylori species, have been implicated as a possible cause of chronic gall bladder disease, inflammation in bile ducts, gall-bladder carcinoma and primary hepatic carcinomas. Dna of h. Pylori have been found in association with gall bladder disease but not the presence of the viable organisms. Further research needs to be performed to see if this organism causes biliary diseases. ...Read more
H. pylori infection: .. which causes gastritis with symptoms of early satiety, abdominal pain, heartburn. If you are symptomatic, then you will need the treatment. If you are not symptomatic or have responded to treatment already, then your test result indicates ongoing antibody production (normal immune response to previous infection) and no treatment is required. Good luck! ...Read more