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Helicobacter pylori infection, what to do?

Helicobacter pylori infection, what to do?

Treat: See your doctor for treatment. If the infection is confirmed, treatment with a combination of pills, is usually effective in eradicating the infection. ...Read more

Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Infection (Definition)

Infections are invasions of some other organism (fungus, bacteria, parasite) or viruses into places where they do not belong. For instance, we have normal gut bacteria that live within us without causing problems; however, when those penetrate the bowel wall and enter the bloodstream, ...Read more


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Helicobacter pylori infection, what is this?

Helicobacter pylori infection, what is this?

Helicobacter infecti: This is usually a stomach infection. Google to get details on the infection. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori infection? What can I do?

Helicobacter pylori infection? What can I do?

H.Pylori: If you are diagnosed with h.Pylori, it is usually not a bad idea to treat, particularly if you are symptomatic. It may even prevent stomach cancer: http://www. Laendo. Net/english/helicobacter-pylori-hpylori. ...Read more

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What does it mean if you have helicobacter pylori infection?

What does it mean if you have helicobacter pylori infection?

Problem in stomach: H pylori is a bacterium, found in the human stomach that is implciated as causing gastritis, peptic ulcers and also is associated with gastric cancers and lymphomas. It is the most common chronic bacterial infection in humans, curiously. When found with duodenal ulcers for example, erradication of the organism can prevent ulcer recurrence. See a gastroenterologist! ...Read more

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What is the treatment for helicobacter pylori infection?

Combination: Acid suppression meds in combination with antibiotics for 7-14 days. The choice of antibiotics will be determined by your allergy profile and the resistance profiles in your community. The response rate to treatment is not 100%, more like 60-80% so be sure to be tested after treatment to check for cure. ...Read more

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Does adrenal fatigue lead to helicobacter pylori infection?

Does adrenal fatigue lead to helicobacter pylori infection?

No: Helicobactor pylori is a bacterial infection and usual sorse is farm animals and can be obtained from other infected individuals by sharing food and drink (salive exchange). Adrenal insufficincy can increase suseptibility. ...Read more

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What can I do about adrenal fatigue and helicobacter pylori infection?

See below: Adrenal fatigue as an entity does not exist. See your family physician, he/she will be able to test you for h. Pylori, if indicates. ...Read more

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Can a helicobacter pylori infection cause a bad taste in the mouth?

Yes: Some patients say it causes a metallic taste. But most say it changes the taste of some food and then resolves after completing treatment. ...Read more

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How do I tell kids grandma has helicobacter pylori infections? What do they need to know?

How do I tell kids grandma has helicobacter pylori infections? What do they need to know?

How old r kids?: If little kids, don't need to know much. H pylori is common, (couple billion people in the world have it); can cause infl of stomach, duodenum, ulcers, associated with stomach cancer, lymphoma. Can be treated with a variety of regimens including antibiotics, and antiulcer meds. Don't know transmission exactly: food, water, other people. ...Read more

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Saw a show on tv and they mentioned something called helicobacter pylori infections. What is that?

Saw a show on tv and they mentioned something called helicobacter pylori infections. What is that?

Ulcer bug: H. Pylori is a bacterium that can cause ulcers, chronic gastritis and other problems. If not treated, it can cause stomach cancer. Treatment involves antibiotics and other medications in a multi-drug cocktail. The doctors who discovered this bug and its role in stomach disease won the nobel prize for their work. ...Read more

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What antibiotics work for helicobacter pylori infection?

What antibiotics work for helicobacter pylori infection?

Various: Confirmed h pylori infections traditionally requires triple therapy. 2 abx and an antacid. These abx are tetracycline, amoxillin, metronidazole, macrolides. There are various combinations to these so ask your healthcare provider. ...Read more

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How do you get infection with helicobacter pylori?

Contagious: It is a stomach bacterial infection that can come from food you have eaten, and can be contagious within the same household or family members. ...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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Is there any medicine in homeopathy to eradicate helicobacter pylori?

Is there any medicine in homeopathy to eradicate helicobacter pylori?

Not homeopathy only: Homeopathy does not eradicate a specific organism like an antibiotic does. Instead, it's able to strengthen your resilience against infections and ill effects of organisms that might be present. Conventional treatment of gerd includes antibiotic treatment for h pylori which is often present. Some herbal meds (not homeopathic) inhibit h pylori: http://tinyurl. Com/kjtnnoe. ...Read more

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Can there be any medicine in homeopathy to eradicate (kill) helicobacter pylori?

None: I say "none, " because homeopathy does not kill anything or eradicate organisms. However, it can strengthen the body's responses to overcome the effects of those organisms -- with individualized remedy that helps the whole system rebalance itself. With the right remedy, symptoms remit and function improves. If you want to "kill" helicobacter pylori, you may need standard antibiotic treatments. ...Read more

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What is Helicobacter Pylori medicine?

H. Pylori Medicine: Such as Prilosec or Omeprazole. Some antibiotics can also be used to treat the H. Pylori infection. ...Read more

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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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Why am I being told to discontinue my metronidazole and omeprazole 2 weeks prior to an helicobacter pylori breath test? What can oftentimes happen if I don't discontinue their use? How do these drugs interfere with testing? Very curious!

Your test of cure: You are needing to make the system medication free so you can have your test of cure to be sure the h pylori bacteria Ian's gone if you are on the medication it will suppress the bacteria and you can get a false negative reading. It is important to be sure the bacteria is not detectable for it is linked to stomach cancer ...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

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Can helicobacter pylori cause inflammation?

Yes: Helicobacter pylori is associated with gastritis (inflammatiion of the stomach lining), stomach ulcers, duodenal ulcers, stomach cancer and malt stomach lymphoma. ...Read more

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Helicobacter pylori test, how to interpret results?

Helicobacter pylori test, how to interpret results?

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

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Is it true that helicobacter pylori related to gallbladder problems?

Unclear: Recent research has been able to identify h. Pylori in the gallbladders of some patients who had a stomach infection from h. Pylori, but there is nothing to indicate if this means anything or if it causes any gallbladder problems. ...Read more

Dr. Andrew Seibert
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Helicobacter Pylori (Definition)

H. pylori is a bacterium which commonly infects the mucus layer in the stomach. It can cause chronic inflammation of the lining of the stomach, and over the course of many years can increase the risk of gastric or duodenal ulcer. It can ...Read more


Dr. Devang Patel
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Helicobacter Pylori Infection (Definition)

Conditions where Helicobacter pylori bacteria infect the gastrointestinal tract, which can result in acid reflux, stomach and intestinal ulcers, and ...Read more