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What is the definition or description of: h. Pylori iga?

What is the definition or description of: h. Pylori iga?

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

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

H. pylori is a bacterium which commonly infects the mucus layer in the stomach. It can cause chronic inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and over the course of many years can increase the risk of gastric or duodenal ulcer. It can ...Read more


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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?

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

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H.Pylori ab (igg) positive h mean?

H Pylori: Means that you have been exposed to h.Pylori in the past...Maybe you were treated already. It does not necessarily mean that you have an active infection. ...Read more

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H. Pylori IgG testing - if once positive, are you always positive?

H. Pylori IgG testing - if once positive, are you always positive?

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

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Iv tested positive for h pylori will I have to take meds for it the rest of my life?

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

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I have tested positive for IgG h.Pylori with a reading of 1.47. What does this mean and what should I do now?

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

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Tested positive for h pylori. Can I infected my 1 and a half old baby. Or children can't get infected by h pylori?

Tested positive for h pylori. Can I infected my 1 and a half old baby. Or children can't get infected by h pylori?

Less Likely: H.pylori test can show positive for recent infection and past infection. H.pylori can be found in household members but this infection is uncommon in children. There are no precautions you need to take. ...Read more

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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?

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

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What are the chances of my reoccurring h.pylori turning into cancer. No h pylori symptoms at all but always tests positive. 23yo. Thanks.

What are the chances of my reoccurring h.pylori turning into cancer. No h pylori symptoms at all but always tests positive. 23yo. Thanks.

Remote: 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

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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

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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.?

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.?

Good question: From the history you gave it seems that the initial treatment needs to be followed up. Recurrence of gastritis is common. Please make an appt to see your gastroenterologist again. ...Read more

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I have tested positive for h pylori and read about cancer risk once treated and cured will the risk return to normal???

I have tested positive for h pylori and read about cancer risk once treated and cured will the risk return to normal???

Yes: H. pylori well known to be associated with gastric cancer. The ulcers resulting from the toxins induce migration of bone stem cells to the ulcer which are converted to Ca by the same toxins. By eliminating the organism the risk for developing Ca lesions is markedly reduced. ...Read more

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I tested positive for h. Pylori and am symptomatic. My doctor said I no longer have it even though I was never treated. Why would she say it is gone?

H. Pylori: It is possible to clear this infection without treatment.
But, are your symptoms resolved? If not then I would find out why your doctor did not treat you for this common infection that causes peptic ulcer disease. ...Read more

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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?

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

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H pylori positive Which food is good for me my stomach is working?

H pylori positive Which food is good for me my stomach is working?

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

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What does it mean if "h. pylori IgG antibodies serum by elsia positive"?

History of infection: IgG to H.pylori indicates a history of infection. The serum antigen test would be appropriate to assess for current infection or post-treatment eradication. ...Read more

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Blood tests positive but biopsy and urease test negative for h.pylori. Is this normal?

Blood tests positive but biopsy and urease test negative for h.pylori. Is this normal?

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

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Can I re-take pylo kit for 2nd week? After taking it for one week and still h-pylori bacteria test positive!

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

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Hello sir, I had used 14days antibiotics and triple trap therapy yet h.pylori positive. What should I do help me? Thank you.

Hello sir, I had used 14days antibiotics and triple trap therapy yet h.pylori positive. What should I do help me? Thank you.

Triple trap?: 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

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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

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Can h pylori cause gallbladder problems? Hida scan showed dysfunctional gallbladder with no stones and no obstructions. Tested positive for h pylori.

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

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Sir, I am suffering from duodanel ulcer and and h. Pylori positve.14days and triple trap therapy yet h.pylori positive. Since2013 Oct.7?

H pylori: You probably have a resistant bacteria. There are several different antibiotic regimens that your doctor can recommend. Also, there are some small studies that suggest that adding vitamin C during therapy improves the outcome. ...Read more

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What happens if "h. pylori IgG antibodies serum by ELISA positive"?

What happens if "h. pylori IgG antibodies serum by ELISA positive"?

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

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Is it safe to have a lipo suction and tummy tuck being positive with h pylori?

Is it safe to have a lipo suction and tummy tuck being positive with h pylori?

Shouldn't interfere: H. Pylori should not have an effect on the results of cosmetic surgery of the breast and tummy. Just make sure you take GI prophylaxis (medication to treat your stomach symptoms and heart burn). ...Read more