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Signs Of H Pylori
Anything's possible!: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Some strains of h.Pylori may increase your risk of ulceration as well as of stomach cancer. Diagnostic options: serology (a positive test may not necessarily mean active infection), breath testing, stool testing for h.Pylori antigen, stomach biopsy or CLO testing. ...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
Hello, i was diagnosed with h.pylori and the first treatment didnt work, and i finished my second treatment. I have bloatness and stomach pain 24/7 and feel terribly sick. Is that a sign that my h.pylori is not cured?
21yr.oldvegan and have stomach pain but have been told after stool sampling,endoscopy and colonoscopy there is no sign of ulcer or H. Pylori bacteria.
Stomach Pain: Sounds to me that it most likely functional dyspepsia or nonulcer dyspepsia. Nonulcer pain is common &can be long lasting. Can cause signs and symptoms that resemble those of an ulcer, such as pain in your upper abdomen, often accompanied by bloating, belching& nausea. Psychological factors which may be contributing anxiety stress emotional event. Treatment with medications has variable success. ...Read more
Im feeling full n burping i completed h pylori tripe therapy course 1 month back is it sign of dangerous issue?
Probably not: Its probably not a sign of a dangerous issue but it could mean that the infection did not clear completely or came back. Call your GI doctor to find out his/her advice. ...Read more
Is h pylori so dangerous it has been one month after my therapy im still havig gas.is is sign of some cancer?
Not a good bug: H. Pylori causes problems in the stomach by initiating a superficial ulceration near the cardio-esophageal junction. Healing of the ulcer is unique in that it does not occur from surrounding mucosa but rather by bone marrow stem cells migrating to heal the ulcer. H. pylori bugs release a toxin converting the stem cells to a malignant lesion. Antibiotics needed when H.pylori is active. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
No -Should be better: This doesn't make sense. Perhaps you did not feel well as a side-effect of the medications used to treat H. pylori. You should overall be feeling better. It's possible there is another disease present that is making you feel like this. Best to check back with your doctor. Do you have any fevers or weight loss? That would increase the urgency of seeing the doctor again. Hope you feel better soon! ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Check if H.pylori ?: H.Pylori status is checked with the intention of treating the infection to eradication, when found. Some strains of h.Pylori may increase your risk of ulceration as well as of stomach cancer. Diagnostic options: serology (a positive test may not necessarily mean active infection), breath testing, stool testing for h.Pylori antigen, stomach biopsy or clo testing. ...Read more
?: Dosage of what? Standard therapy for H. pylori is 2 antibiotics and at least one proton-pump-inhibitor or a combo pill containing all 3. Be more specific. ...Read more
H. Pylori: H. Pylori is a bacteria that is quite common. It can cause duodenal/gastric ulcers. Most patients have no symptoms. Without treatment, it can cause chronic gastritis. The bacteria can be associated with development of gastric cancer and lymphoma. Should be treated if you are tested positive. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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