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Helicobacter Pylori Symptoms
Not likely.: H. py lori infection is cause of ulcer disease. If your ulcers are severe, this in turn can cause fatigue. ...Read more
Heart burn, indigest: H. Pylori can cause gastritis and peptic ulcer disease, which can cause bleeding, belching, indigestion, epigastric pain, nausea, dark stools etc. Best way is to have an egd done, but there are other noninvasive ways as well, i.E breath urea. Treatment is fairly easy and successful with a short course of antibiotics and medications like Nexium (esomeprazole) or prevacid, and others. ...Read more
V Hevy drinker for 7mths daily. Uper right pain side over ribs for 10mths nw. I hav been diagnosed wit Helicobacter pylori. Is this a symptom.?
Helicobacter pylori: H. pylori does not cause pain by itself. If it induces an ulcer, that can cause pain. However, I think it is more likely that your pain, given your history of heavy drinking, is more likely due to the drinking then to the H. pylori. I would return to your doctor for a workup of your pain. You may need to see a gastroenterologist. Good luck. ...Read more
Diagnosed with Helicobacter pylori. Upper right side pain radiates to bk for 10mths. Is it my liver paining or frm Helicobacter pylori symptom ??
Treat infection: if pain persists, get ultrasound if gall bladder ...Read more
Allergist/Dermatologist confirmed Urticaria from Nickel tooth braces.3 months later I still have symptoms at least once a day.What else could it be?Can it be helicobacter pylori (I have read online)?
Allergy Ni Braces?: Allergist/Dermatologist confirmed Urticaria from Nickel tooth braces.3 months later I still have symptoms at least once a day.What else could it be?Can it be helicobacter pylori (I have read online)? ANS: I recommend the only thing you read online is Uptodate.com. This will save time, money and maybe your life. You did not say what symptoms? Braces still in? Then that most likely cause. ...Read more
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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