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Trying for a baby. Taking antibiotic for H pylori. Alternate treatment for H pylori?

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My wife using antibiotic for H pylori and we are trying to get pregnant does that affect?
and still she has h pulori if you can suggest is with other Helicobacter pylori therapy
Thanks

Posted Sun, 24 Mar 2013 in Digestion and Bowels
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 2 hours later
Hi,
Thanks for posting your query.
I am Dr.Ratnakar Kini and I am pleased to answer your query.

I would like to have some more information before I can give my opinion.

1. Is she already pregnant or you both are planning for it?
2. What symptoms is she having?
3. How and when was H.pylori infection diagnosed?
4. What antibiotics is she taking and for how long?

Kindly get back to me with the answers.

Regards,
Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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Follow-up: Trying for a baby. Taking antibiotic for H pylori. Alternate treatment for H pylori? 1 hour later
1-We planning to get pregnant dose that affect?
2- The symptoms are sudden pain ..and remain for days or hours

3-on 31/03/2012 she did Gastroscopy &
Colonoscopy& CT scan and the resualt was shown on that she has H pylori in her stomach by taking part from her stomach and sent it to lab




4- all medicen given from doctor i upload it with attachment kindlly look on it.

Dr ratankar kindly can you give us onther
Helicobacter pylori therapy which can work better?

Thank
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 22 hours later
Hi,
She can take the medictions you have mentioned for two weeks and then plan for pregnancy.
Alternatively she can take the following for one week an then plan for pregnancy-
1. Clarithromycin - 500 mg twice a day
2. Amoxicillin - 750 mg twice a day
3. Esomeprazole 40 mg twice a day

I hope that answers your question.
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Regards,
Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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Follow-up: Trying for a baby. Taking antibiotic for H pylori. Alternate treatment for H pylori? 9 hours later
Thanks alot and just my last qustion

Which food &drink should avoid ..?
 
 
Answered by Dr. Ratnakar Kini 8 hours later
Hi,
She should avoid coffee, citrus, tomatoes, spicy food which all increase acidity.

I hope that answers your question.
If you have no more questions, kindly rate this service.
Regards,
Dr.Ratnakar Kini
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