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What are the symptoms of h. Pylori?

What are the symptoms of h. Pylori?

Ulcers: H. Pylori is connected with damage to the stomach and duodenal mucus layer and ulcers as a result. You can be tested by your doctor. A breath test is preferred to see if you have a current infection. A blood test will only tell if you have ever had it even if it is gone now. ...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


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What are the symptoms of h pylori bacteria and its treatment?

What are the symptoms of h pylori bacteria and its treatment?

Upset stomach: Helicobacter pylori are bacteria that invade stomach, until recent decades scientists did not believe bacteria can exist in acid of stomach, as they can not be seen with ordinary stains, cause all gastric troubles , distention bloating , up set stomach, ulcers and even malignancy in some cases . Now presence could be detected by blood test and could be eliminated by antibiotics. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of "h pylori" ? When should I get tested? I constantly get acid reflux especially when i bend over could that be the reason?

What are the symptoms of "h pylori" ? When should I get tested? I constantly get acid reflux especially when i bend over could that be the reason?

Depends: H pylori has a range of symptoms, from none at all, to abdominal pain, to severe bleeding from stomach/intestinal ulcers. H pylori is also linked to the development of certain kinds of gastric cancer and is considered a carcinogenic infection. Depending on where it infects the stomach, it can cause increased gastric acid levels, leading to acid reflux. In other cases it can protect against reflux! ...Read more

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What are common symptoms of h.Pylori?

What are common symptoms of h.Pylori?

Pain: Some people have no symptoms whatsoever. Those who do have symptoms may have abdominal pain, nausea or vomiting. The symptoms can be pretty subtle. H. Pylori needs to be treated because it is a significant risk factor for developing stomach cancer in the future. ...Read more

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What wd b symptoms of h pylori? Cn it do havoc on your body just not feeling like yourself?My son does not feel right. Thanks.

H. Pylori symptoms: Hh pylori usually causes abdominal primarily located to the epigastric region. Thepain is usually burning or gnawing. ...Read more

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What are symptoms of h.Pylori?

Nothing- NV,Pain: Some have none. Mostly causes stomach pain, hyperacidity, nausea, dyspapsea, frank bleeding and black stool may occur because of ulcer which may be recurrent. ...Read more

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What are the symptoms h pylori?

What are the symptoms h pylori?

Dyspepsia: Most people with h pylori are asymptomatic carriers. Symptoms from h pylori include abdominal pain, nausea, early satiety or lack of appetite, bloating, and fullness sensation; typically referred to as dyspepsia. ...Read more

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What are symptoms for h pylori?

What are symptoms for h pylori?

Many causes of ulcer: A stomach ulcer is literally a hole in the stomach lining. H.Pylori bacteria & use of nsaid's are independent but common risk factors, as are age, tobacco use, & prior history of ulceration. Admission to the ICU can result in stress-related ulceration within the first few days of hospitalization. Also, significant burns (curling's ulcer), head trauma (cushing's ulcer), sheering forces, cancer. ...Read more

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Can you tell me what are symptoms associated with h pylori infection?

HP symptoms: Usually no symptoms unless you have an ulcer associated with hp which only occurs in about 5 % of infected people. ...Read more

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Symptoms of h pylori?

H.Pylori: The symptoms of h.Pylori are the same as those of stomach or duodenal ulcers - epigastric pain, nausea, vomiting, heartburn, appetite changes. However, you need to remember that there are tons of folks out there with asymptomatic h.Pylori. ...Read more

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Please can you tell me some symptoms of h - pylori , cause I'm taking 300 mg Ranitidine every day but my stomach still Burning and pain in my chest?

Please can you tell me some symptoms  of h - pylori  , cause  I'm taking 300 mg Ranitidine every day but my stomach still Burning and pain in my chest?

Reflux: The burning in the chest is probably due to acid reflux, and this can be a result of H. pylori infection. You need to be seen and tested for this organism and treated if indicated. See a GI doctor. Best wishes and hope this clears up soon. ...Read more

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How long for symptoms of h pylori to go after treatment ? Stopped today m. Still suffering from acid to throat causing throat pain and pressure

How long for symptoms of h pylori to go after treatment ? Stopped today m. Still suffering from acid to throat causing throat pain and pressure

Symptoms: If you are asking how long for symptoms to be relieved, this can vary, but usually improvement seen after 7-14 days of treatment. It gets successively better over the next few weeks as well. ...Read more

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What are the h pylori symptoms?

H. Pylori: First line tx is 1 week of triple therapy consisting of proton pump inhibitors such as Prilosec plus clarithromycin/amoxicillin antibiotics. Another option is consuming lactobacillus-containing yogurt. ...Read more

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Will the symptom go away if h.pylori has been eradicated ?

Will the symptom go away if h.pylori has been eradicated ?

Symptom/ condition: The symptoms will go away if they were solely due to H pylori. If there is more than 1 condition contributing, then the symptoms may linger. ...Read more

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Is it possible to get a false negative for h. Pylori? How long does it take for symptoms and antigens to occur?

Is it possible to get a false negative for h. Pylori? How long does it take for symptoms and antigens to occur?

Yes and may be never: There are false positive and negatives for virtually all tests. Only a small proportion of people infected/colonized with h pylori get any disease or symptoms. ...Read more

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What is H Pylori and what foods should I avoid? Are there any natural things to eat or drink to help with symptoms?

What is H Pylori and what foods should I avoid? Are there any natural things to eat or drink to help with symptoms?

2 questions here: If Helicobacter pylori has been documented in association with ulcer, then treatment is requisite.Not treating this bacteria places you at risk for ulcer non-healing, ulcer recurrence, & even stomach cancer.There are several antibiotic combinations that work quite effectively in eradicating H.pylori. After completion of antibiotics, check stool to document clearance. Regarding diet, please re-ask. ...Read more

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How soon after starting treatment for h pylori should i see improvement in symptoms?

It depends : Usually treating the H pylori does not make symptoms improve. What it will do is help either the gastritis or the ulcer to heal, which can improve symptoms. Accordingly, it takes some time, usually a minimum of a few weeks, to begin to feel any difference. Hope this helps. ...Read more