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Can helicobacter pylori cause neurological symptoms akin to fatigue blurry vision etc?

Can helicobacter pylori cause neurological symptoms akin to fatigue blurry vision etc?

Not likely.: H. py lori infection is cause of ulcer disease. If your ulcers are severe, this in turn can cause fatigue. ...Read more

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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Helicobacter pylori...What are the symptoms of this? I burp alot, nausea, bloating and tiredness.

Helicobacter pylori...What are the symptoms of this? I burp alot, nausea, bloating and tiredness.

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

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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.?

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

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Symptoms of helicobacter pylori? And does it cause low white blood cells?

Symptoms of helicobacter pylori? And does it cause low white blood cells?

Not usually in blood: Usually slight elevation of polymorphonucear white cells with the infection which can be reduced with proper therapy for the infection. Sometimes low white blood cell count can be attributed to therapy. ...Read more

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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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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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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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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