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H Pylori test: You can either do a bloodtest, breath test or a biopsy during gastroscopy. Have a look at your diet also if you have ulcers. Sugar and carbs in excess is the most probable cause. Ulcers can also be caused by alcohol, pain killers, strong spices or even smoking. Banting diet and avoiding the above is the answer. Chronic use or PPI's is not recommended. ...Read more
Are there any charts/graphs about H. PYLORUS (Preferably in the UK)A link to a website would be helpful or anything that can prove figures? Eg. Tables
H.Pylori: Yes. There is a website called gpnotebook. Google this website. It is very user friendly. It contains advice and tests that your GP is likely going to order when you see them. Hope this helps. ...Read more
I have an endoscopy says and it is says as pylorus: prepyloric erosions. What does it mean? I'm taking mosid md5 and ezomprazole 40mg for 6months now.
Ulcers: The pyloric area is a part of the stomach. Erosions are the technical term for findings that are what is commonly called an ulcer. ...Read more
No Clear Limit, But: Each time induces tearing of the pylorus tissue with resulting scar formation & scars shrink. Thus each time tends to get more difficult & induces more scare tissue. Like most medical technology, this is simply a method to treat a symptom & does not deal with or solve underlying issues. ...Read more
Hi. I would like to know if botox injections in the pylorus for gastroparesis and chronic constipation, making constipation worse?
I got botox to treat my gastroparesis my doc said my pylorus did not look abnormal like it dose with gastroparesis patients what does that mean?
Difficult to tell: The best person to ask would be the endoscopist. They saw the duodenum and perhaps obtained a biopsy and you should go back and discuss this at length and get their recommendations. ...Read more
Are there any Statistics or graphs related to the HELICOBACTER PYLORUS (IN THE UK)?? Also what was the latest findings about this pathogen in general?
About H. pylori:
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a bacteria that can cause peptic ulcers (ulcers of the stomach and duodenum). Per the British Society of Gastroenterology, 40% of people in the United Kingdom carry H. pylori bacteria. Further UK statistics and comprehensive information are available on their website:
http://www. Bsg. Org. Uk/patients/general/helicobacter-pylori. Html ...Read more
Can taking stimulant laxatives for constipation cause the the pylorus or the pylorus sphincter to spasam abnormally
It's always possible: But hard to prove. It's likely to cause spasm of the fundus/ body of the stomach more than the sphincter. ...Read more
Ultrasound says my 4 month daughter's pylorus is 6.5mm thick. I introduced solids, some help but she still vomits. I surgery needed? She isn't dehydrated
Probably not: The most common reason for vomiting is reflux, which usually resolves somewhere between 4 and 6 months. I believe you are asking about pyloric stenosis, which usually presents much sooner than 4 mo. There are two readings on u/s that are important: length and thickness. Also the study should be read by someone who reads pediatric ultrasounds. ...Read more
Is there any treatment for a double pylorus besides pump inhibitors like Prilosec and prevacid (lansoprazole). Need answers?
Usually no therapy: Most commonly a double pylorus is due to prior ulcer disease. If there is ongoing ulcer disease than a proton pump inhibitor (eg Prilosec or prevacid) is the standard of care. If you have ulcer disease, a test for helicobacter pylori should be done. If there is no ulcer than no therapy for the double pylorus is required. ...Read more
Diagnosed marked antral gastritis & pylorus gastric erosion w-tiny ulcers I can eat small amount, else I have nausea Do I have to force myself to eat?
For someone in your condition, it is best to eat small, frequent meals throughout the day to ensure you receive nutrition throughout the day. This will allow you to receive the nutrients throughout the day without feeling nauseated or heavy. This will prevent the heartburn if you eat something every 3-4 hours throughout the day until the ulcers heal.
Have you taken antibiotics for the h.Pylori? ...Read more
Why does my stomach hurt after egd with dilation of the pylorus and I am still nauseated - usually lasts 4 - 5 weeks after procedure.
Pyloric Dilation: The dilation procedure basically "reams out" fibrotic tissue and it takes several weeks for this to heal, just like any deep scrape you might have ever had in your skin. There are meds you can take to relieve the nausea and discomfort, so follow up with your gastroenterologist and discuss things you can do to relieve the suffering. ...Read more
Why my throat pain severly and what I should do.? I have pylorus ulcer what to do. I used to take severe tobacco doma
Dr. Can check throat: New throat pain can be from a strep throat infection (antibiotics are needed), a cold or influenza (antibiotics usually not used), or from some other cause such as allergies or irritants. Usually, a person sees the doctor if the sore throat is bothersome, recurrent, or doesn't go away quickly (mainly to check for strep throat). A couple days of throat lozenges and tylenol (acetaminophen) can decrease throat pain. ...Read more
I have low iron and vitamin d. I need to gain some weight fast. I also have IBS and night sweats every night....so should I drink ensure or boost everyday to put some ponds on (like maybe 15 to 20 pounds within a month)?
Calories: Ensure and boost are good sources of extra calories, but ou must also eat plenty of good quality food on a balanced diet. Sounds like you're already seeing a doctor about your problem and they have sent lab tests. Green leafy vegetables have lots of iron. Ask your doctor for advice, or consult with dietician. Hope this helps! ...Read more
I'm on the mirena (levonorgestrel) have been for 2 years have a period monthly just got off my last period 2 weeks ago am having bad menstrual pains feel movement in stomach could I be pregnant if I have a period monthly?
Would be rare: The failure rate for Mirena (levonorgestrel) is very low around 1% or less. The presence of cycles doesn't matter in regards to pregnancy rate. Many patients have no cycles on Mirena (levonorgestrel) but not a higher pregnancy rate. Just check a pregnancy test if you have concerns. ...Read more
Flu-like: Initial flu-like symptoms and then general lymphnode swelling without much in the way of other symptoms. With aids there are a host of varied symptoms depending on any number of non-typical infections that may present as a result of immune deficiency. If you are suspicious of HIV infection you should report immediately to a doctor who can diagnose and treat. ...Read more
Risk of B12 shots: No. Except it is an injection and may cause some pain. Vitamin b 12 is a water soluble vitamin, which means if you have enough in your body the excess will pass in the urine.It can also be given in oral form, but absorption is unpredictable, and nasal spray which is comparable to shots but costs more. There is no contradiction except I don't recommend in children and young adults as they don't need it. ...Read more
Rh Factor: An individual either has, or does not have, the "rhesus factor" on the surface of their red blood cells. The rh (rhesus) blood group system (including the rh factor) is one of thirty current human blood group systems. ...Read more
Unlikely: Unless the person you are kissing is bleeding and you have blood onto abraded areas of your lips. Generally, even if somehow you got HIV into the front of the mouth, the enzymes in your saliva will kill the virus. Oral transmission generally occurs only when you have been kissing him far below the lips with expected results. ...Read more