Can h. Pylori cause esophagitis? Gerd?

Maybe (not) . . . Everyone now agrees that h pylori is responsible for peptic ulcer disease, including gastric & duodenal ulcers. However, it's not clear that h pylori is responsible for gerd & esophagitis. However, esophagitis is associated w/pud so if we find h pylori, then we tend to treat if you/re symptomatic. The trick in medicine is paying attention to cause & effect studies vs observational ones. It's tough.

Related Questions

What can cause chronic persistant nausea? Hida scan negative, no h pylori, GERD treatment provided no relief.

Really constant? Nausea 24/7 means you experience symptoms at night & are missing sleep--a scenario that raises considerable concern. Daytime nausea can reflect a central (brain-related) problem, infection, GI motility delay, gallbladder/pancreas issue, atypical migraine, partial obstruction of gut, stress, nonGI inflammation, more. Accompanying alarm signs: bleeding, weight loss, refractory vomiting. Get checked. Read more...

Bad GERD even on 300mg ranitidine, prilosec stopped working. Is gerd caused by stomach polyps and gasteroperesis? H pylori 2011. Will get worse?

See GI doctor. Assuming that you are taking your medication correctly(Prilosec 30-60 mins before breakfast) and have followed the dietary precautions, one needs to consider bile reflux as a potential cause. Stomach polyps unless causing obstruction would not lead to GERD but gastroparesis may by slowing down stomach emptying. Sometimes surgery may be needed to correct the problem. Read more...

My endoscopy report says small hiatus hernia and distal esophagitis (grade c) with gastritis H-pylori +ve.?

H. pylori. This bacteria creates an excessive amount of acid in the stomach and also predisposes to cancer in the future, but is easily treated. The hiatus hernia with reflux esophagitis can also be managed with H2 blockers. See your doctor for further explanations and treatment. Good luck. Read more...
Change habits. These can often all be cleared up with natural dietary means, botanicals for H. Pylori and elimination diet and healing nutrients for esophageal problem. You may contact me at www.drkusher.com. Read more...

Inflammation of stomach and antrum bodies. Esophagitis too. Stomach keeps swelling bigger and bigger. Very painful. H.Pylori? Gained 5 lbs in 1 day!

Were you tested? H. Pylori can cause these symptoms. You should get tested. This is treated with 2 antibiotics and an acid reducer for 2 weeks. An acid reducer may help your symptoms. I think your weight gain is unrelated, however. Read more...