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H Pylori Symptoms
Helicobacter pylori (or h.Pylori) is a common bacteria which infects the lining of the stomach and can cause ulcers and stomach irritation, among other problems. It is fairly common on the United States and even more common in other parts of the world. It can be diagnosed by blood tests, stool tests, endoscopy, and several other methods. Treatment is a 7-14 ...Read more
H pylori vs GB: GB pain is usually right upper abdomen, gastritis usually mid upper abdomen under sternum. Treatment is different. H pylori is easily tested with blood test or breath test and needs antibiotics,. Gallbladder may quiet down with antibiotics but usually needs to be removed. , It is diagnosed by ultrasound or HIDA scan f/u/ w/ doc ...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.
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
After taking prevpack triple therapy for 14days, if no more h pylori symptoms do I still need to test again? If so how long after the treatment?
Endoscopy biopsy 6 yrs ago showed "mild chronic gastritis, no h-pylori." Symptoms are infrequent, managed with tums (calcium carbonate). Worrying about cancer. 35, female
A year ago I tested positive for h-pylori have similar symptoms but tested negative this time what could it be ?
Both me and husband are infected with H pylori and with symptoms. Is our daughter at risk of being infected too? She's only 20 months.
Yes, she is...: Please discuss this possibility with her pediatrician. Testing is easy, and if positive certainly warrants consideration for treatment concomitant with that of you and husband. ...Read more
Sibling also diagnosed with h. Pylori. They have no symptoms. Should they treat with anti - biotics and other meds?
Could it be atrophic gastritis?, i feel as if im not healing from gastritis symptoms ( h pylori cleared) , its been nearly 5 months since onset.
Go back to doctor: You may need gastroscopy done. Go and see the doctor who diagnosed the h. Pylori, or if they were not a gastroenterologist , go and see one. Good luck, . ...Read more
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