Helicobacter Pylori

Helicobacter pylori is a type of bacteria, that can enter your body and live in the digestive tract. They can cause ulcers in the stomach and upper part of the small intestine. An infection with H.pylori can rarely lead to stomach cancer.

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What is the alternative treatment option preferred for treating H.pylori other than medicines?

Query: Hi i am diagnosed by h pylori and I have peptic ulcer for five years, i took anti biotics along with anti acid and pp1 . I dont feel treated . Can u help me  Read Full »


Dr. Mahendra Thakre

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Hope you are doing well. H. pylori infection is treated with medicines. It includes antibiotics and antacids. Most people need to take 3 or more medicines for 2 weeks. It reduce the amount of acid in the stomach makes – This can help cure the infection and helps in healing the ulcer. It...  Read Full »

Does intake of Esomeprazole worsen the condition of inflammation present in the stomach?

Query: Hi doctor, I had an endoscopy last year and I was diagnosed with inflammation in the stomach. I was taking Esomeprazole 40 mg till the beginning of this month. My condition got worse and I got inflammation on the left side of the stomach below my breast. I got nausea and my left jaw had a throbbing...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I am not able to see the description of the endoscopy report. I can see only the images (attachment removed to protect patient identity) which show an ulcer. Some degree of erythema is present and it does not suggest a diagnosis. Please mention whether you have done a b...  Read Full »

Why do I have frequent gnawing pain when my stomach is empty?

Query: Hi doctor, I have frequent gnawing pain when stomach is empty, which is relieved after eating. There is a continuous mucus accumulation in the throat throughout the day, which obstructs proper breathing and flares the nose nostril followed by dry mouth. It is particularly in the early morning hours....  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms are consistent with GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). In this condition, junction of esophagus and stomach become weak and therefore, stomach acid move up into the esophagus. The most common cause for this is hiatus hernia in which the...  Read Full »

Are nausea, dizziness, and cramps signs of stomach issues or stress?

Query: Hi doctor, I am trying to rule out inflammatory bowel issues. For the past week, I have been feeling dizzy, nauseous, and slightly gassy. I have had heartburn on and off through the week. Sometimes, when I get up, I feel lightheaded, and pressure on my head's right side. I also have had abdominal c...  Read Full »


Dr. Rajesh Bansari

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. After reviewing your complaints, I can say your symptoms are not suggestive of inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). IBD patients present with bloody diarrhea, abdominal pain, and weight loss, not your chief complaints. Yes, your symptoms favor stomach-related proble...  Read Full »

Can stomach cancer result in severe stomach pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 20 year old female. 8 years ago, I had hemoptysis. The endoscopy report showed peptic ulcer and gastritis. I took drugs for three months. Again, 2 years ago, I had severe stomach pain. I was vomiting as soon as I eat. Again, I had an endoscopy and it showed the same, but there was...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. No, there is no possibility of cancer. Also, there is no heart impression on the stomach. This impression is present on the lower part of the esophagus. Gastritis since long duration and Helicobacter pylori infection suggest your present symptom may be due to severe ga...  Read Full »

Why am I experiencing bloating and excess urination?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 39 year old female with no major illness, except gallstone, which was 22 mm and was found last year. I am on prediabetic side too. Since last few months, I am experiencing heavy bloating, gas and occasional burping after anything I eat. In the morning, I am having a flat tummy. My ...  Read Full »


Dr. Saumya Mittal

Diabetologist, Family Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. The symptoms of the query are quite suggestive of two possible causes. As you said, gastritis is a huge possibility. Ideally, you need to test with an endoscopy. You should plan for this after consulting your specialist doctor. Meanwhile, I suggest tablet Pantocid 40 mg (...  Read Full »

What is the reason for the feeling of something stuck in the throat with recurrent vomiting?

Query: Hi doctor, I need some advice on behalf of my mother, who is 68 years old. For 16 days, my mother feels like something stuck in the throat area, projectile vomiting when eating or drinking anything, weakness, body aches, nausea. She vomits about twice a day and cannot keep food or even soup down. ...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I completely understand that you must be very concerned and upset about your mother's health. I am sorry to hear that she has been admitted to the hospital because of dehydration. First of all, thankfully, her endoscopy (attachment removed to protect patient id...  Read Full »

How long should I take my acidity pill for chronic acidity?

Query: Hello doctor,I am a 27-year-old female. I am facing an acidity problem and gas. I have gone through upper endoscopy, and H pylori infection and mild GERD were detected. I took treatment for that, but still, I am facing acidity daily. I need to take one acidity pill daily, and I am losing my immunity...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, it seems that you have H.pylori infection and for which you have been treated already. So it is not uncommon to have acidity even after eradication and treatment of the H.pylori infection. H.pylori infection can cause hypertrophy (enlargement) of the acid-...  Read Full »

What could be the cause of my abdominal pain, with back and joint pain?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 21-year-old young woman. I have abdominal pain for the past year. In the beginning, I consulted a gastroenterologist who diagnosed me with Helicobacter Pylori. I took the antibiotic treatment except that two months later, I had sepsis without a cause. At the start of my pain, I ha...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I can understand that you must be very upset regarding your ongoing undiagnosed abdominal pain. The description of pain, joint pain, younger age, and weight loss with the absence of menstruation suggest some common disorders. Celiac disease, Crohn's disease vascular ...  Read Full »

Can H.pylori infection cause heaviness in chest and throat after eating?

Query: Hi doctor, For the past four months, I feel heaviness in my chest and throat a few minutes after eating like food stuck there. I consulted a gastroenterologist, he did an endoscopy and came out with H.pylori Infection. I am on two weeks medication. Are my symptoms due to this infection?  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, the symptoms you mention seems to be due to esophageal (food pipe) problem. However, the H.pylori infection infects the stomach and usually causes acid-related symptoms like acidity and pain but is all confined to the stomach area, not the esophageal area. S...  Read Full »

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