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by jonur
Sat May 26, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Diagnosis and Testing
Topic: Diagnosing from a biopsy
Replies: 9
Views: 3013

Re: Diagnosing from a biopsy

I know this is an older thread, but in case it gets read again, I just wanted to ask-I know PPI use can effect test results for H. Pylori, but is this if you are on them long-term or it does not matter? I took a Nexium (one pill 40mg) 3 days before my test and was wondering if this is why I was test...
by jonur
Sat May 26, 2018 11:23 pm
Forum: Stomach Biopsy (histology, rapid urease, culture, PCR)
Topic: false negative biopsy result because of one nexium ???
Replies: 1
Views: 955

false negative biopsy result because of one nexium ???

Hi everyone, I recently had an endoscopy done but I wasn't told that I shouldn't take Nexium or anything beforehand! I never took it long term, just once every couple weeks if I was heaving heartburn. So three days before my endoscopy I took one 40mg nexium because I was having heartburn, and then 3...

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