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I want to know about my test, TSH=0.82 lymphocyte=45% helicobacter pylori(IgM)=14.4 parasitology,test stool=blastocystis hominis few heaceck too much?

I want to know about my test,
TSH=0.82 
lymphocyte=45%
helicobacter pylori(IgM)=14.4
parasitology,test stool=blastocystis hominis few
heaceck too much?

Tests: TSH or thyroid stimulating hormone is normal range 0.5 to 4.5 Lymphocyte at 45% is mildly above normal range of 40% Helicobacter pylori 14.4 is normal (above 40 is of concern), and blastocytosis hominis is a type of protazoa seen in the stool It is seen in many people who have no symptoms. Its cause of pathology if any has not been clearly established. ...Read more

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

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


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My boyfriends Helicobacter pylori AB, EIA Blood test came back with a result of 1.0 which is more than the standard range. What does this mean?

My boyfriends Helicobacter pylori AB, EIA   Blood test came back with a result of 1.0 which is more than the standard range. What does this mean?

Past infection: That he was exposed to h.p. at some point in his life. It doesn't mean that he has it now as an acute infection, although he could. This test will tell you about past infection. For acute infection there are other tests that can be done. You didn't comment if he has symptoms or not, or if he was treated in the past? I suggest he follow up with PCP. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori causes other health issues, true?

Helicobacter pylori causes other health issues, true?

Unclear question: H pylori may be asymptomatic, may cause gastritis, peptic ulcer and stomach cancer. See this site for more info. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/h-pylori-helicobacter-pylori. ...Read more

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Can helicobacter pylori cause inflammation?

Can helicobacter pylori cause inflammation?

Yes: Helicobacter pylori is associated with gastritis (inflammatiion of the stomach lining), stomach ulcers, duodenal ulcers, stomach cancer and malt stomach lymphoma. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori test, how to interpret results?

Helicobacter pylori test, how to interpret results?

Helicobacter tests: Rapid tests for h. pylori are based on it's fairly unique enzyme urease, producing ammonia. This can be detected in gas (breath test), or pH-based media testing of tissue samples. The best test is a biopsy, perhaps with direct detection by IHC. The latter method also can find other complications like cancer. Stool antigen tests are also available. Serologic tests only tell if you have ever had it. ...Read more

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Is it true that helicobacter pylori related to gallbladder problems?

Unclear: Recent research has been able to identify h. Pylori in the gallbladders of some patients who had a stomach infection from h. Pylori, but there is nothing to indicate if this means anything or if it causes any gallbladder problems. ...Read more

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Fighting helicobacter pylori (h. Pylori). What is the best way to do this?

Avoid reinfection: Get treated , possibly treat family members. Take steps to avoid reinfection- not eating or drinking after somebody, not eating left over, not eating from same plate, avoiding farm animals. ...Read more

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-clindamycin-can I use for helicobacter pylori?

-clindamycin-can I use for helicobacter pylori?

No: Clindamycin is not fda-approved for the treatment of h. Pylori. The fda-approved regimen includes 2-4 weeks of treatment consisting of between two to four medications. See your doctor and get treated appropriately. ...Read more

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Dr. Gregory Lanza
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Immunoglobulin M (Definition)

There are 5 classes of immune proteins: igg, iga, igm, ige and igd. Igm fights infection. If you produce too little then infections may occur and you have hypogammaglobulinemia. If you have too much you ...Read more