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Home Remedy For H Pylori Bacteria
Yes: Mastic gum, an extract of a tree bark, is proven highly effective for H. pylori. See http://www.nejm.org/doi/full/10.1056/NEJM199812243392618 & http://theasummerdeer.wordpress.com/2013/12/27/think-you-have-an-ulcer-think-again-h-pylori-and-mastic-gum/ Olive oil & garlic can also help- see http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2007/03/03/a-new-natural-weapon-to-fight-h-pylori.aspx ...Read more
Did 3 treatments wth amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronizadole, tetracycline + PPI for h pylori but stool test is positive. Why? Is there a cure?
What is the question: Yes, you should be treated.Get a more detailed answer ›
Is stool test an effective test to check if h pylori has been eradicated after antibiotics course?
No: If you really have a strep throat it will usually get better without antibiotic treatment in about 7 days but you then run the risk of developing the serious post-streptococcal sequella of glomerulonephritis or rheumatic fever. To prevent this risk you need to take a full 10 days of a penicillin antibiotic. Symptomatic treatments include throat lozenges, cepacol throat spray and tylenol (acetaminophen). ...Read more
Worth treating: If you get tested for this you are having GI symptoms. H pylori is worth treating when you have reflux, peptic ulcers, or gastritis discomfort. Some people feel it can cause on going problems and it is worth taking the prescription regiman to get rid of it. Unfortunately the meds required can cause some nausea and it helps to take food with it. Have the discussion with the prescribing physician. ...Read more
I'm taking prevpack triple therapy for 14 days . Will it eradicate all the h pylori bacteria in one single treatment?
That is the plan: But not always. Occasionally, if you have continued symptoms and are retested and found to have continued h pylori, you may need second course or different antibiotic (choice depending on what doc you speak with). However, the prevpack is suppose to treat it and hopefully end the infection and relieve your symptoms. ...Read more
Action of the urease: H. Pylori produces urease which is utilized in the breath test. The pt is fed a meal containing radiolabelled urea. The urease breaks down the urea releasing the radiolabel which is then exhaled in the pt breath. ...Read more
How soon after finishing treatment for h pylori should you be tested again? What is the most effective test for h pylori?
H pylori: If you had either persistent dyspepsia, an ulcer, or a gastric cancer, you should be retested. After being treated for H pylori, you should wait at least four weeks after completing the therapy and you should be off of your PPI for about two weeks, testing via either a stool test or a breath test. Up to 20% of people will not have their H pylori eradicated the first time. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Cranberry juice/tabs: Spontaneous resolution of a bladder infection can occur. You should drink lots of fluids to flush your urologic system, drink carnberry juice or take cranberry tablets. You may take over the counter bladder analgesics such as azo. However if your symptoms persisted or got worse see your medical provider immediately. ...Read more
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H pylori gastritis showed in EGD. Pain, nausea, treated 3 x with antibiotics. h p. positive. Is L glutamine and probiotic good to fight inflammation?
Inflammation: Those products won't eradicate inflammation. Specific treatment with three antibiotics and bismuth for 2 weeks is usually successful in eradicating H.Pylori and ppi medications like nexium or protonix treat inflammation. In my opinion probiotics aren't helpful in treating gastritis. ...Read more
What is the recommended probiotic to take after treating h pyroli bacteria with tripple action antiboitics.
Not necessary: After you have restored your gut to a normal state and you don't have any further gastrointestinal symptoms such as bloating, diarrhea, cramps, etc., probiotics are not known to confer additional benefits. It would have been prudent to use them while taking the antibiotics but if you stopped the antibiotics more than a week ago, they will offer little benefit. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What can i do for oral thrush not responding to lozenges for 6 days? Home remedy?Was on triple therapy for h plyori .
You need stronger: Rx. Contact your treating physician.Get a more detailed answer ›
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