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What Antibiotic Can Be Used To Treat H Pylor In Stomach
Flagyl/Vancomycin: Antibiotics (especially clindamycin) select for the overproliferation of clostridium difficile in the colon which can lead to profuse, watery diarrhea (and ultimately megacolon). For severe cases, a course of Metronidazole (flagyl) or vancomycin is the mainstay therapy. Fidaxomicin (dificid) is a newer drug that is also being used to selectively target pathogenic c. Difficile. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Not recommended: Clindamycin would probably work for a sinus infection, but it is best to take antibiotics under the direction of a doctor. Many docs have moved away from using clindamycin because of the real side effects associated with it, including C diff. I would first try other therapies for the sinusitis, and only take antibiotics as a last resort. Indeed, those are our national recommendations for treatment ...Read more
Yes : It is less common under 5 years of age, But h pylori bacteria can develop and also If parent has this too, it can be familial. Treatment is taking 3weeks of h pylori kit: Includes antibiotic, anti-fungal and anti gastric Medicines which resolves this growth in the Stomach. If you need to check your child out Further, just make a virtual appt with me, Dr Ivy Fisher ...Read more
H. pylori: It secretes a cloud of chemical around it that protects it from the environment. ...Read more
Viral etiology: Mouth ulcers are usually caused by viruses. As such antibiotics dont work. Symptomatic care is all that can be offerred. Consult your doctor as to what he can do for you. ...Read more
Can H pylori cause gas and acidity.What test to find if it is there and what is the treatment.Thanks.
Helicobacter pylori: The simple answer to your question is yes. There are several blood tests for the bacterial infection. There is also a urease breath test. If you end up seeing a GI doctor and endoscopy performed, a biopsy can also be taken. No single drug cures H. pylori infection. Treatment involves taking several medications for 7 to 14 days. Treatment includes an acid inhibitor and 2 antibiotics. ...Read more
Chronic gastritis/ulcers/irritation not caused by H. pylori can still lead to stomach cancer. What diagnosis tests would help check for cancer in this case?
I am allergic to clarithomycin (also penicillin) . What can be given in place of clarithomycin in the treatment of helecobacter pylori?
See below: Please consult this site for information on this topic, however you should consult a doctor for proper selection of treatment. http://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/h-pylori/basics/definition/CON-20030903 ...Read more
If bacteria become resistant to cephalosporins, what can be used to treat UTI in elderly person or one with renal damage?
Other options.: Use of an antibiotic to which the bacteria are resistant will result in treatment failure. This is why it is so important to get a urine culture & perform sensitivity testing to determine which antibiotic will work. In an elderly patient with renal failure, the dose may need adjustment depending on the medication. Many options do exist, so consult with your physicians. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
If someone have stomach ulcer cause by h.pylori,but they didn't treat the bacteria. how long will h.pylori cause another ulcer ?
Unknown : it is difficult to predict. You could have multiple new officers, which could start the minute you go off of the stomach medication, or you may have no other ulcers the rest of your life. If you have a documented ulcer, however. It is important to completely eradicate the H pylori so that it is less likely to recur. ...Read more
I want to know if I can be cured of mild chronic inactive gastritis permanently. It was caused by the H. Pylori infection?
Yes. Mastic gum: Mastic gum (1,000 mg per day for two-three weeks) kills 99% of H. pylori, and heals gastric and duodenal ulcers. Available on line or from a health food store. N Engl J Med. 1998 Dec 24;339(26):1946. Mastic gum kills Helicobacter pylori. Huwez FU, et al. Phytomedicine. 2010 Mar;17(3-4). The effect of mastic gum on Helicobacter pylori: a randomized pilot study. Dabos KJ, et al. ...Read more
I've been diagnosed with gastritis but negative to h. Pylori through biopsy. Can yeast infection be the underlying cause of my stomach inflammation?
Can probiotics helped with inflammation of the intestines due to an overuse of prescribe medication? If so, what brand would be best to take?
Yogurt: The first thing to do is make certain that you do not have Clostridium difficile colitis and that you are treated for it if you do. If not, then use a cup of unpasteurized yogurt two or three times a day and this will help reconstruct your colonic flora. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Non-infectious cause: Lots of things can cause GI distress --infection (e.g. Giardia) or re-exposure with re-infection; maldigestion (pancreatic insufficiency) or malabsorption (celiac sprue); food intolerances with re-exposure to the offending substance (lactose, sorbitol, etc.), irritable bowel syndrome, missed diagnosis (incomplete evaluation), many viruses &bacteria. Zantac reduces acid-related gastritis symptoms. ...Read more
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