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Diagnosed with H-pylori. Placed on antibiotics. Symptoms persist. What to do?

Last year in March I was diagnosed with H-Pylori I was placed on antibiotics for number of month non seem to work and here I am one year later with the same symptoms I am tired of taking pills everyday I know that can't be good for my liver and kidneys. I find myself lately going to the restroom a lot more frequently. What can I try?
Asked On : Thu, 11 Apr 2013
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hello and thanks for query
as u have said in ur history u had been diagnosed with h.pylori one year back it is highly unlikely that u have persistent h.pylori infection since u have been taking antibiotic for over a year. it is very important to analyse ur symptoms properly since u may be having some other inflammatory or irritable bowel syndrome . cure of h.pylori can be confirmed by urea breath test or by histopath diagnosis . I suggest u consult a gastroenterologist to get a endoscopy and colonoscopy to get u a diagnose accurately ur problem. plz do not take any antibiotic over the counter since any drug taken for such a long time will definitely have side effects, besides the organism may develop resistance and will be difficult to eradicate. don't worry ur problem can definitely be solved. hopefully this will solve ur query .
thanks. good luck .
Answered: Sat, 13 Apr 2013
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