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What does 50/50 mean in a helicobacter pylori blood test ?

my partner had a helicobacter pylori blood test done which both times come back 50/50 PLEASE PLEASE I WOULD APPRECIATE ANY HELP I M SO DESPERATE My partner for 5months almost been suffering with stomach pain burning in the upper stomach a metal taste in her mouth feeling nausea no appetite causing her to loose weight eating food makes her pain worsen she had a blood test twice for helicobacter pylori and it come back 50/50 what does that actually mean that its present???? the doctor prescribed her 3diffrent types of medcine for 7day course 8tablets a day including antibotics She has a endoscopy coming up I m worried so much and i want the answer really to what does 50/50 mean?? for a hp blood test thankyou so much for any infomation
Asked On : Fri, 8 Apr 2011
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This is due to food and or water contamination, treatment involves use of antibiotics like amoxicillin and metronidazole. The metallic taste is due to metronidazole. Complete the course of treatment .
Answered: Mon, 25 Jul 2011
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Dont worry dear. H. pylori bacteria indicate more prone your partner for gastric or duodinal ulcer. Ulcer can be cure by diet control. Diet should be free from oilly and spicy food. Diet most be in small interval and small quintity at a time. Use of high antibiotic and pain killers must be avoided.
Answered: Sat, 7 May 2011
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