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by Helico_expert
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: Treament for Helicobacter
Topic: Still having weird symptoms
Replies: 1
Views: 22

Re: Still having weird symptoms

stool test is normally quite accurate. alternatively, you can go for a breath test. But, since you are taking PPI now, you cannot do breath test.

Nevertheless, some people takes slightly longer time to heal after H. pylori treatment.
by Helico_expert
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: Hot Topics and Common forum Issues
Topic: Hpylori eradicated
Replies: 11
Views: 358

Re: Hpylori eradicated

how long have you completed your treatment? have you done a retest to find out if you are still infected with H. pylori?
by Helico_expert
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:33 pm
Forum: Diseases and Symptoms
Topic: Side effects or infection?
Replies: 31
Views: 922

Re: Side effects or infection?

it could be yeast. if it's not causing you other problem, you can ignore it.
by Helico_expert
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:32 am
Forum: Diseases and Symptoms
Topic: Side effects or infection?
Replies: 31
Views: 922

Re: Side effects or infection?

perhaps you want to stop pantoprazole and try other PPI, such as rabeprazole? they work the same. You can ask the pharmacist to switch it for you. PPI are normally quite safe. some people take it for years. We find that higher dose PPI get higher success rate in killing H. pylori. So we always give ...
by Helico_expert
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:29 am
Forum: Hot Topics and Common forum Issues
Topic: Please help!!! Post H Pylori treatment symptoms.
Replies: 1
Views: 39

Re: Please help!!! Post H Pylori treatment symptoms.

White tongue is normal. If your taste bud are not affected, nor you have bad breath, then I think there is nothing to worry about. But questions like this should always ask doctor who can physically examine you. As for H. pylori, I still recommend you to do a breath or stool test. You are right abou...
by Helico_expert
Wed Aug 15, 2018 8:22 am
Forum: Diagnosis and Testing
Topic: Negative or positive h pylori test
Replies: 6
Views: 40

Re: Negative or positive h pylori test

I assume your doctor knows that H. pylori become resistant to the antibiotics you used. Hence you cannot use the same antibiotics in your next treatment. However, H. pylori can never become resistant to Amoxicillin and Bismuth. So these two antibiotics can be used repetitively. We believe if patient...
by Helico_expert
Tue Aug 14, 2018 7:45 pm
Forum: Diseases and Symptoms
Topic: Side effects or infection?
Replies: 31
Views: 922

Re: Side effects or infection?

bloating can be normal. so there is no need to worry. all the best to your treatment.
by Helico_expert
Tue Aug 14, 2018 3:03 pm
Forum: Diagnosis and Testing
Topic: Negative or positive h pylori test
Replies: 6
Views: 40

Re: Negative or positive h pylori test

I dont think it's H. pylori related. But you have it checked with GI specialist.
by Helico_expert
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:23 am
Forum: Antibody type Tests (blood or urine antibody)
Topic: Helicobacter pylori and constipation. Please help!
Replies: 3
Views: 33

Re: Helicobacter pylori and constipation. Please help!

do you still remember what antibiotics you were given for H. pylori? Have you done another test after the treatment to show that your treatment then work?
by Helico_expert
Tue Aug 14, 2018 9:21 am
Forum: Diagnosis and Testing
Topic: Negative or positive h pylori test
Replies: 6
Views: 40

Re: Negative or positive h pylori test

yea, those dry test go back to yellow after a few days. So the result is only accurate within 20 minutes.

I would still think that you are positive of H. pylori and need treatment.

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