Questions tagged [helicobacter-pylori]

Helicobacter pylori is a type of bacteria. These germs can enter your body and live in your digestive tract. After many years, they can cause sores, called ulcers, in the lining of your stomach or the upper part of your small intestine. For some people, an infection can lead to stomach cancer.

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Avoid olive oil when under HP-PAC treatment for H. pylori?

There has been some evidence that virgin olive oil is moderately effective at erdicating H. pylori. During a common HP-PAC treatment for H. pylori, "Prevacid [one of the three ingredients] ...
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Trade-offs in eradicating H.pylori for those without symptoms

A large portion of people have H.pylori, many without symptoms. It "is a strong risk factor for certain types of stomach cancer". However, eradicating H.pylori can have long term impact on ...
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Does the stool test for Helicobacter pylori show only acute infections?

There are four options when being tested for Helicobacter pylori - blood test, stool test, breath test and scope test. (Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) infection) Scope test is definitely the most ...
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H. pylori-caused Bad Breath: how does it smell like?

One of my relatives has bad breath. Common causes, including dry oral cavity, poor dental health, dirty tongue coating, tonsil stones, are ruled out. We now suspect that H. pylori is the culprit. He ...
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Transmission of helicobacter pylori

I used spoon of my friend who had h pylori infection. Can it infect me. I shared her ice cream with the spoon that she was using.
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Difference between H Pylori Breath Test and SIBO 24h PH Breath Test

I have been told that these too tests test the same condition/symptom: H Pylori breath test SIBO 24 hour PH breath test Can anyone confirm if a H Pylori test is the same as a 24 Hour PH Breath ...
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Relationship between Helicobacter pylori and stomach acid

Omeprazole (or other proton pump inhibitors) is often used to treat patients diagnosed with Helicobacter pylori. I heard of people treated this way and there's a study which suggests doing so. The ...