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Dr. Lee Peter Bee
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What is the best medicine for Helicobacter Pylori ?

Dr. Lee Peter Bee
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What is the best medicine for Helicobacter Pylori ?

Many types: Helicobacter pylori is typically treated for 14 days with dual antibiotics therapy (Amoxicillin + Clarithromycin or Metronidazole + Tetracycline derivatives, and bismuth subsalicylate with proton pump inhibitor (Omeprazole or Lansoprazole Pantaprazole or Esomeprazole). To assess for eradication of Helicobacter pylori infection post treatment, urea breath test is utilized. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Low blood count is also known as Anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the body has a decreased amount of healthy red blood cells, which normally provide oxygen to body tissues. Common causes may include certain medications, chronic diseases such as cancer, a poor ...Read more


Dr. Sidney Vinson
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
22 years in practice
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How can you eradicate helicobacter pylori completely?

Dr. Sidney Vinson
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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How can you eradicate helicobacter pylori completely?

Antibiotics: There are several antibiotic regimens which, along with acid suppression, have been proven to eradicated h.Pylori with 70-90% success rates. ...Read more

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Dr. Eric Weisman
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Dr. Tyler Berzin
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What is the definition or description of: helicobacter pylori?

Dr. Tyler Berzin
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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H.pylori: 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 day course of antibiotics. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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How does helicobacter pylori get transferred from person to person?

Dr. Charles Cattano
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How does helicobacter pylori get transferred from person to person?

Treat the H.pylori: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Household contacts that are co-infected (fecal-oral route) should receive concurrent therapy to avoid re-passing the infection from the untreated partner to the treated one. ...Read more

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Dr. Luis Bendezu
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How treat helicobacter pylori?

Dr. Luis Bendezu
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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How treat helicobacter pylori?

Medications: H pylori is usually treated with a combination of several antibiotics as well as other medications. Your doctor will be able to give you the right combinations and duration. ...Read more

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Dr. Charles Cattano
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My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with helicobacter pylori. What are the chances I have it also. Where do you get it from ?

Dr. Charles Cattano
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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My boyfriend was recently diagnosed with helicobacter pylori. What are the chances I have it also.  Where do you get it from ?

High; its everywhere: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Some strains of h.Pylori may increase your risk of ulceration as well as of stomach cancer. Diagnostic options: serology (a positive test may not necessarily mean active infection), breath testing, stool testing for h.Pylori antigen, stomach biopsy or clo testing. ...Read more

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Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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Helicobacter pylori causes other health issues, true?

Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Board Certified, Pathology
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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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Dr. Alan Ali
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What kind of health issues does helicobacter pylori cause?

Dr. Alan Ali
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H. Pylori: Chronic gastritis, ulcers & cancer stomach.

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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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I got helicobacter pylori, and i took medicines for almost 7 days. But my health condition is getting worse than before. Is it normal?

Dr. Martin Raff
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Need more info: If you are feeling worse than previously you must go back to your doctor and be reassessed. Since you don't specify what you are experiencing it is impossible to even speculate on what may be going on. Hope you are better soon. ...Read more

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Dr. Kevin Gardner
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What is helicobacter pylori? What it do and is it treatable?

Dr. Kevin Gardner
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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What is helicobacter pylori? What it do and is it treatable?

Stomach bacteria: H. Pylori is a bacteria found in the stomach. It does not necessarily cause ulcers, but is associated with ulcers over 90% of the time. If found, it can be treated with a combination of different medications, see your doctor for a prescription if needed. ...Read more

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