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What Not To Eat With H Pylori
Not really: C. Difficile is a bacteria that produces colitis when it overgrows and produces enough toxin to damage the colonic mucosa. H. Pylori is a bacteria that inhabits the stomach and duodenum where it causes inflammation and ulcers. Intestinal parasites are not bacteria. They usually colonize or infect the colon but sometimes infect the small intestine. ...Read more
Spicey/acidic foods: Chronic infection with h. Pylori can cause gastritis/ulcers in your stomache/duodenum and that can cause pain when exposed to acid etc..Thus spicey/acidic foods (tomatos, citrus fruits) can cause you additional misery. I assume you had take antibiotics already? Continue your acid-suppressing meds and follow up with your doc. Good luck. ...Read more
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
H pylori: If you could not tolerate any of the treatments, then you would have to live with the H pylori infection. However, there are many different regimens of antibiotics which can get rid of the infection, so it would be unlikely for you not to be able to tolerate all of them. Stick with a good gastroenterologist and he will get you through that. Good luck. ...Read more
I'm taking tetracicline for H pylori bacteria but the antibiotics make me weak, what should I eat or drink to get the energy I need?
Take with food: It helps if you take your antibiotics with food . at least with a snack. ...Read more
Why would antibiotics not be prescribed for a gastric/peptic ulcer and only PPI's?
Don't you need Antibiotics for H pylori?
Triple Therapy: Studies show there are several regimens for treatment of H. Pylori related ulcers that usually involve a proton pump inhibitor omeprazole, clarithromycin and amoxicillin (OAC)for 10 days;BIsmuth, Metronidazole and Tetracycline (BMT) for 14 days, or Lansoprazole, Amoxicillin, Clarithromycin (10 or 14 days of treatment). If you had a breath or blood test you need this therapy +f/u with Gastro doc ...Read more
What are the best protein drinks to drink when you have Gastritis and what is the best Gastritis diet to treat Gastritis?
Try lean meat: Why protein drinks? It's better to eat whole foods, with your protein coming from lean meat (especially fatty fish) and vegetable sources. Keep portion sizes small in order to avoid acid reflux from a full stomach, and to aid digestion. Have you found the cause for your gastritis; are you avoiding offending foods, and taking your prescription remedy (if any)? Hope that helps. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
H. Pylori: H. Pylori affects 1/2 of world population. Acquired by food or water containing fecal matter. Treatment usually with two antibiotics + ulcer medication for 7-14 days. This depends upon specific medications used, good high fiber , low fat diet recommrnded . If an ulcer is identified limited coffee, tea& alcohol. Also avoid foods which cause discomfort. See your doctor. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
I have been diagnosed with gastritis as a result of h pylori what are some foods i can eat and cannot eat to help in the situation?
Fatty & spicy : If you have received irradiation therapy for h-pylori already and you don't have symptoms any more, it's ok to a normal healthy diet. But if you have symptoms of gastritis and still under therapy avoid fatty and spicy food as they might worsen your symptoms. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What food should i eat to prevent and cure ; Distal oesophagitis, H. pylori associated gastritis ?
Does stomach cancer respond to ppi's or/and acidic food? I know stomach ulcers & gasritis do but was just wondering if this is the case for cancer ?
of course: Of course those meds and measures do not cure cancer. If your question is about the symptoms, many times they actually get ameliorated by meds and foods. But this is precisely the problem: people may minimize this way the (masked) (and sometimes only) symptoms and delay the diagnosis and treatment for years; which makes the prognosis worse. ...Read more
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
Avoid reinfection: Get treated , possibly treat family members. Take steps to avoid reinfection- not eating or drinking after somebody, not eating left over, not eating from same plate, avoiding farm animals. ...Read more
Would not work.: H pylori has all of the nutrients that it needs in the mucus layer of the stomach. There is no way to "starve" it. The only way to get rid of it is treating it with antibiotics. Hope that helps. ...Read more
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