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Helicobacter Pylori Symptoms
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 or prevacid, and others. ...Read more
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
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
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
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
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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