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H Pylori Symptoms Weight Gain Loss
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
Getting h. Pylori breath test in a couple of weeks. Wondering if symptoms of severe abdominal distention and extreme gas could show false weight gain?
Do I have h pylori if I have these symptoms:acid reflux-light heartburn and sore throat, constant bad breath, weight loss and constipation?
Probably not: H. pylori infection of the stomach may be present in more than half the people in the world! Most people don't realize they have it. But if you develop symptoms of an ulcer--burning abdominal pain, nausea, loss of appetite, and unintentional weight loss--the cause could be H. pylori. I would think the pain and nausea of an ulcer would drive you to treatment before you lost a large amount of weight ...Read more
Can c diff cause pain and weight loss? My dr is testing me for c diff, h pylori, and o and p.How long does it take to get results
Maybe.: C diff can cause wt loss and pain, but usually those symptoms parallel the severity of the diarrhea. H pylori and o+p are also unlikely but possible causes of pain and wt loss. Really depends upon your symptoms and history. Test turn around time is something you should ask your doc or your lab. ...Read more
Epigastric discomfort and constant belching, weight loss, blood test came back negative for h. Pylori?...What else could be? *young patient.
Epigastric pain: Probably warrants a visit to a gastroenterologist. The discomfort and belching may just be reflux that might respond to a trial of an over the counter medication like otc Prilosec or similar. The weight loss is worrisome and along with the other symptoms needs to be further evaluated. ...Read more
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