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

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. Bennett Machanic
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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


Dr. Sidney Vinson
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How can you eradicate helicobacter pylori completely?

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. Bennett Machanic
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Dr. Tyler Berzin
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What is the definition or description of: helicobacter pylori?

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. Luis Bendezu
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How treat helicobacter pylori?

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. Bennett Machanic
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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 ?

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
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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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Dr. Alan Ali
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Dr. Martin Raff
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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?

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?

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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Dr. Addagada Rao
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I have helicobacter pylori third year in a row and i treat it everytime. It keeps coming back during the summer. I have result 38 now.Also I have pain?

get it treated: Once completely eliminated , prevent reinfection , main source is food , wash you hands , drink non contaminated water , maintain meticulous hygiene that will minimize chances of your reinfection and its complications. ...Read more

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Dr. Steven Ginsberg
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Low Blood Count (Definition)

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


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Anemia (Definition)

Anemia refers to any condition where there is a decrease in the red blood cells in the body. There are numerous causes of anemia but they can basically be broken down into 3 categories: decreased production of red blood cells increased destruction of red ...Read more


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