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Helicobacter Pylori And Piles
Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. Pylori stool test. Do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?
H. pylori & ulcers: An estimated 2/3 of people have h. Pylori bacteria, but most of them never have any symptoms. However, h. Pylori is a major cause of peptic ulcers (>90% of duodenal ulcers, an estimated 60% of gastric ulcers). Nobody knows why some people with h. Pylori get ulcers but others don't. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Maybe (not) . . .: Everyone now agrees that h pylori is responsible for peptic ulcer disease, including gastric & duodenal ulcers. However, it's not clear that h pylori is responsible for gerd & esophagitis. However, esophagitis is associated w/pud so if we find h pylori, then we tend to treat if you/re symptomatic. The trick in medicine is paying attention to cause & effect studies vs observational ones. It's tough. ...Read more
It started with constipation and bloating.Positive helicobacter pylori test. Gastroscopy-gastritis and duodenitis. Could the bacteria be causing it?
Yes: Helicobacter pylori infection of the lining of the stomach is a well known cause of gastritis and indigestion. It would not be related to chronic constipation that needs lots of liquids to dink and increased fiber in the diet with fruits, vegetables ; maybe added metamucil. See a doctor to get medications to treat the h. Pylori infection. ...Read more
EGD showed h pylori gastritis. Took antibiotics + PPI for 7 days. Have lots of pain from gastritis. the best diet for gastritis and continue take PPI ?
PPI and bland diet: Usually you take the antibiotics and the PPI for 2 weeks together and then the PPI for a total of 6 weeks. The diet you should use while you have the gastritis is one where you avoid spicy foods and greasy foods. It is best to eat simple foods. You should avoid acid drinks such as coffee, tea, chocolate and citrus juices. These are the main things to avoid in your diet until your gastritis clears. ...Read more
Yes, it can.: H. Pylori is a type of bacteria that likes to grow on the inside of the stomach. This bacteria causes irritation of the stomach wall lining. The body tries to heal, but a vicious cycle of irritation and healing gets started. Over time, the regenerating stomach lining cells become disorganized in their growth which can (not always) lead to cancer growth. H. Pylori therapy can reduce cancer risk. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
The simple: Answer is no! ibs is a physiological problem and does not by itself cause any of the above problems. ...Read more
Yes it can.: Follow your dr's advice and follow up with him! take care ! ...Read more
Lots of gas and bloating. Some tenderness in stomach. No h pylori. Had gut bug. Some gastritis. Some intestinal metaplasia observed. Post infect ibs?
Gastric body-type mucosa with mild chronic, non-specific gastritis with intestinal metaplasia, negative forhelicobacter pylori.Have 5cm hitas hernia, ulc?
Might be Barrett's: Intestinal metaplasia typically refers to changes in the esophageal mucosa, and is associated with a disease called "barrett's esophagus." this is a precancerous condition, and you need to be followed by either a general surgeon who does endoscopy, or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more
Intestinal bacteria and duodenal ulcer with excessive belching (eat, drink, lying down) and flatulence. Currently taking probiotics to no avail.?
Contagious: It is a stomach bacterial infection that can come from food you have eaten, and can be contagious within the same household or family members. ...Read more
Confirm success: Urea breathing test confirms presence if positive , or absence if negative of h. Pylori . Noninvasive way to confirm the success of eradication of h.Pylori. ...Read more
Yes.: H.Pylori has been implicated in ulcer formation. The most common way of treating h. Pylori is with the use of antibiotics. ...Read more
Treat HP.: H. Pylori is not associated with extreme wind. However, hp should be treated with a regimen of antibiotics. If your wind does not get better, you can go down a different path afterwards. ...Read more
H.pylori: H.Pylori is a known and well established cause of gastritis. In those infected with this organism, the stomach becomes inflamed with resulting gastritis. <a href="http://www.Laendo.Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori" rel="nofollow" target="_blank">http://www.Laendo.Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori</a>. ...Read more
Not homeopathy only: Homeopathy does not eradicate a specific organism like an antibiotic does. Instead, it's able to strengthen your resilience against infections and ill effects of organisms that might be present. Conventional treatment of gerd includes antibiotic treatment for h pylori which is often present. Some herbal meds (not homeopathic) inhibit h pylori: http://tinyurl.Com/kjtnnoe. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Treat the H.pylori: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with your ulcer, then treatment of it is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are a number of antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating the infection. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance of the bug. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
H. Pylori: H. Pylori affects 1/2 of world population. Acquired by food or water containing fecal matter. Treatment usually with two antibiotics + ulcer medication for 7-14 days. This depends upon specific medications used, good high fiber , low fat diet recommrnded . If an ulcer is identified limited coffee, tea& alcohol. Also avoid foods which cause discomfort. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
H pylori : An elevated H pylori IGG titer is indicative of prior exposure to Helicobacteria pylori, a bacterial pathogen which can infect the stomach and is associated with heartburn, ulceration and, in some instances, stomach cancer. Whilst not diagnostic, an elevated IGG titer often indicates the presence of this bacteria as a pathogen. Stool antigen testing and breath testing are other diagnostic tools. ...Read more
Can you get Helicobacter Pylori again later, after having taken the antibiotics the first time around?
Yes.: No one knows how the germ is spread. Only suggestions include good handwashing & safe food preparation & handling. Also, not every treatment regimen works, that's why there are 8 suggested regiments to treat it. You and your doc need to sort out if you had a complete cure and then got re-infected, or the first infection never completely healed. See http://www.cdc.gov/ulcer/files/hpfacts.PDF ...Read more
I am 25 years old female, I have been tested positive for helicobacter pylori, so what's a good treatment?
Triple therapy: There are several combo regimens but they are basically 2-3 antibiotics plus a stomach protector medicine like Prilosec or nexium (esomeprazole). One option is Prevpac - contains the antibiotics Amoxicillin & Clarithromycin and the proton-pump inhibitor lansoprazole. It depends on your other medical conditions and allergies. ...Read more
Can somebody tell me what this means please HELICOBACTER PYLORI IGG,SER,QN
YOUR VALUE - 4.4 unit(s) STANDARD RANGE <=20.0 unit(s)?
No current infection: This test measures antibodies to H. pylori, a bacteria that can cause ulcers, gastritis and other stomach symptoms. Your test is negative (a positive is 20 or more and yours is 4.4), suggesting you are not currently infected. However, if you were recently infected it may not show up on this test and testing for antigens in the stool could be more accurate. ...Read more
I have been tested positive for helicobacter pylori. Is it normal to be in so much pain? Pain down left side under ribs. For past week...
Needs attention: Pain is the body's way of telling you 'something is wrong'. If you have been diagnosed with H. pylori, this is very important because that germ can cause ulcers in the stomach and upper intestines. If there's an ulcer there, that indeed could lead to significant pain. I would call your doc right away and let them know. Someone should evaluate you properly. At the very least, they can help ur pain. ...Read more
Despues de haber fallado el tratamiento del Helicobacter pylori, se volverá la bacteria más fuerte, con peores síntomas y más difícil de tratar?
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