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Treatment for H. Pylori - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Doctor :   hi
Doctor :   how can i help you
User :   yes do you know anything about treating h pilory with a laser
User :   and how can i get that done
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User :   im 21 and a male with h pilory for about 6 months now
Doctor :   H.pylori infectionisit
User :   yes antibiotics have not worked for me
Doctor :   ok
User :   so is there anyway to get a laser treatment
User :   ive read online its 99% effective

Doctor :   yes, still research
Doctor :   is going on
Doctor :   hi
User :   hi im back i seen the research was back in 2003 and no news on it still
Doctor :   yes it will take some time
User :   what worries me the most is cancer caused by this pylori is this really true
Doctor :   yes
Doctor :   it can cause
Doctor :   in long run
Doctor :   if not treated promptly
User :   i am currently on a second cycle of prevpac is this the best i can do for the infection or did my doctor just choose this
Doctor :   with antibiotics ur h.pylori infection
Doctor :   will be taken care of
User :   well doctor is it also true that antibiotics have a 20% failure rate what happens to those people
Doctor :   with complete course of treatment
Doctor :   u will be fine
Doctor :   yes it is there
Doctor :   but most people will get cured with this
Doctor :   only minor percentage of people will have this failure
Doctor :   rarely people develop cancer
User :   i am currently eating yogurt with probiotics and daily brocoli sprout do u know if any of these natural things help or im i just wasting money ?
Doctor :   my medical knowledge about native medicine is limited
Doctor :   it might help
Doctor :   probiotics surely will help
User :   if my doctor give me too many treatments of prevpac can this cause candiditis
Doctor :   no ur doctor will take adequate precautions
Doctor :   rarely candidiasis can occur
Doctor :   if a person's immunity is poor
Doctor :   he is more likely to face such issuse
Doctor :   in normal person fungal infections are rarely
Doctor :   seen
User :   i just had a upper GI last week and doctors told me no ulcer and nothing serious just acid relux is the reflux from h pylory or is that another issue
Doctor :   H.Pylori infection usually will cause ulcers
Doctor :   in stomach
Doctor :   stomach ulcer can also be caused due to increased acid secretion in stomach as well
Doctor :   if there is no ulcer
Doctor :   then it could be acid reflux
Doctor :   u need not worry as of now
Doctor :   since there is no ulcer
Doctor :   with anti reflux medication
Doctor :   u should be fine
User :   well my doctor gave me the pilory medication because he said that it showed a little high in my blood could this test not be accurate or is it still showing from my first contact with h pylori
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   did they run test like urea breathe test
Doctor :   which is test for H.Pylori
User :   no just a blood test the first time they found it in me was in a stool test
User :   then 2 weeks later is when i was tested in a blood test
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   what did the test report suggest
Doctor :   could u please type in the report
User :   the doctor told me he would mail my report so i dont have it but if the blood test was too soon after treatment can it be the reason i still showed positive
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   Antibiotics used to eradicate H. pylori bacteria are usually part of a multiple-drug strategy to treat disorders caused or worsened by H. pylori infection
Doctor :   Is there any thing else that I could help you with?
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User :   yes u have been very helpfull
User :   i thank you
User :   for your time
Doctor :   ur welcome
Doctor :   please do write to us
Doctor :   regarding ur progress
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Doctor :   if do have any medical queries u can drop in ur mail
Doctor :   we will be happy to assist you
User :   i will i look forward in beating this infection
Doctor :   sure u can overcome this infection
Doctor :   wish u a speedy recovery
Doctor :   cheer up
Doctor :   keep smiling
Doctor :   have XXXXXXXX day
User :   u too bye
Doctor :   bye for now
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