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Do H Pylori levels of 0.84 require medical attention?

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Posted on Mon, 8 Oct 2018
Question: Good afternoon i have a , i got results from a h pylori test by blood work and it came back high equivocal at 0.84 do i need to be on meds for this ? I’m a bit nervous and trying not be overwhelm, please help to me it sounds like i need to be treated .
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (5 hours later)
Brief Answer:

Yes, you would be given therapy.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Equivocal means if not treated properly the titer of bacteria would rise in future and would become problematic.

I would recommend you to take therapy for H.Pylori.

A combination of dual antibiotics like Amoxicillin and Clarithromycin with a proton pump inhibitor like Omeprazole would be given by your doctor for 21 days initially.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
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Follow up: Dr. Ramesh Kumar (9 hours later)
Thank you so much doctor , do you think i should show the report to my doctor ? I hope he will feel the same as you , that i need treatment .
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (59 minutes later)
Brief Answer:

follow up.

Detailed Answer:

Hello,

Yes you can start proper therapy after visiting your primary consultant.

A 21 days therapy of dual antibiotics with proton pump inhibitors would be given.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Kampana
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Follow up: Dr. Ramesh Kumar (2 hours later)
Thank you have a awesome Friday!!
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Answered by Dr. Ramesh Kumar (7 minutes later)
Brief Answer:

Follow up.

Detailed Answer:

You too,

Hope I have answered your query.

Take care

Regards,
Dr Ramesh Kumar, Gastroenterologist
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Nagamani Ng
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Do H Pylori levels of 0.84 require medical attention?

Brief Answer: Yes, you would be given therapy. Detailed Answer: Hello, Equivocal means if not treated properly the titer of bacteria would rise in future and would become problematic. I would recommend you to take therapy for H.Pylori. A combination of dual antibiotics like Amoxicillin and Clarithromycin with a proton pump inhibitor like Omeprazole would be given by your doctor for 21 days initially. Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.