Alternative Medicine Data Verified

Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Homeopathy Treatment

Written by
Dr. Potnuru Srinivaasa Sudhakar
and medically reviewed by Dr. Sneha Kannan

Published on Jul 02, 2019   -  2 min read

Abstract

Abstract

All peptic ulcers are caused by either Helicobacter pylori infection or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the main cause of ulceration than H.pylori in developed countries.

Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Homeopathy Treatment

What Is Helicobacter Pylori?

Helicobacter pylori grow in the digestive tract and attack the gastric lining. This infection is not harmful, but they result in the formation of ulcers in the stomach and small intestine.

The shape of the bacteria are spiral, and it often infects children but does not produce any symptoms. But in some cases, the development of peptic ulcers causes gastritis.

To survive the acidic environment of the stomach, H.pylori penetrate the stomach lining, where they are protected by mucous, and the immune cells are not able to reach them.

How Do You Get Infected by Helicobacter Pylori?

The exact cause is unknown. These bacteria coexist with humans and spread a person to another through infected feces. For example, when a person does not wash his or her hands thoroughly after using the bathroom and through contaminated food or water.

Stomach problems occur when the bacteria penetrate the stomach’s mucous lining and generate substances that neutralize the stomach acids. This causes stomach cells to become more vulnerable to harsh acids. Stomach acids and H.pylori together irritate the stomach and cause ulcers in the stomach or duodenum (first part of the small intestine).

What Are the Symptoms of H.Pylori Infection?

Most cases are asymptomatic. If the infection leads to an ulcer formation, then you will have abdominal pain when the stomach is empty. The pain might be relieved by eating something and taking antacid drugs. The other associated symptoms are:

  • Excessive burping.
  • Abdominal bloating.
  • Nausea.
  • Fever.
  • Heartburn.
  • Lack of appetite.
  • Weight loss.

If these symptoms persist, then it might result in other complications like anemia, difficulty swallowing, and blood in the stool. If any blood noticed in the feces or vomit, which is black, the patient must consult a doctor immediately.

How Is H.Pylori Infection Diagnosed?

H.pylori infection is diagnosed with the help of the following tests:

  • Blood test: May reveal the evidence of active or previous H.pylori infection.
  • Breath test: If infection is present, carbon is released when the solution is broken down in the stomach. The body absorbs the carbon and expels it when the patient exhales.
  • Stool test: Stool may contain antigens.

How Can H.Pylori Infection Be Treated Through Homeopathy?

Homeopathy is a natural alternative treatment. These medicines stimulate the fighting mechanism of the body, as the healing system of the body become strong and heal the disease. Some of the homeopathic medicines used are:

  • Nux Vomica.
  • Colocynth.
  • Carbo. Veg.
  • Arsenicum album.
  • Antimonium Crudum.
  • Natrum Phos.
  • Lycopodium.

Always consult a qualified homeopathic physician before taking any medicines.

 

This is a sponsored Ad. icliniq or icliniq doctors do not endorse the content in the Ad.

Last reviewed at:
02 Jul 2019  -  2 min read

RATING

17

Tags:

Comprehensive Medical Second Opinion.Submit your Case

Related Questions & Answers


Homeopathy: Myths and Facts

Article Overview: Homeopathy is a therapeutic system of medicine that has been in use since the 18th century. Questions about its effectiveness have been raised by many. There are also a lot of misconceptions about this stream of medicine. This article discusses various myths surrounding homeopathy versus the facts. Read Article


Dr. Adnan Reyaz Ahmed Siddiqui
Homeopathic Physician

In spite of homeopathy being the second largest system of treatment in the world, there are still many myths regarding homeopathy. Myth 1. Homoeopathy pills are nothing but placebo pills (an inactive pill with no therapeutic effect). Fact 1. Homoeopathy is being practiced for the last 200 years an...  Read Article

Are H.pylori infection and stomach cancer interrelated?

Query: Hi doctor, In the past one month, I have been feeling like bloated stomach and uncomfortable as if my stomach was full. Initially, I went to a local doctor. However, that did not help me. Then, I went to a gastroenterologist, who initially gave me medicines and then did an endoscopy. Post the endosc...  Read Full »

What is the reason for heart burn for four months?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 35-year-old male having daily heartburn running for more than four months. Currently, having Omeprazole and Domperidone.  Read Full »

Popular Articles Most Popular Articles

Do you have a question on Homeopathy or Heartburn?

Ask a Doctor Online

* guaranteed answer within 4 hours.
Enter Your Health Query
You can upload files and images in the next step.

Fee:  

 


Disclaimer: All health articles published on this website is not intended to be a substitute for professional medical diagnosis, advice or treatment by a trained physician. Seek the advice from your physician or other qualified health-care providers with questions you may have regarding your symptoms and medical condition for a complete medical diagnosis. Do not delay or disregard seeking professional medical advice because of something you have read on this website.