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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Will Pylokit intake cause globus sensation, burping and uneasiness?

Query: Hello doctor, I have GERD for the last three months. I consulted a gastroenterologist, general physician, and ENT specialist. In the beginning, I thought it to be mild acidity and took Ulgel syrup, Pantop and other general drugs. Then I got done with endoscopy in which I had H.pylori positive. My ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I did not see your endoscopy report. The only document you uploaded is of your prescription (attachment removed to protect patient identity). Kindly upload it again. Well, it brings no surprise to me listening that part of your symptoms has occurred secondary to th...  Read Full »

Why do I have indigestion and gas even after getting treated for H. pylori?

Query: Hi, i was diagnosed last year with erosive gastritis. After i did 10 days H pylori kit course with PPI and after 2 months i felt that i was completely cured. But in 3rd month i again got indigestion symptoms then i had been using famotidine 8-9 months. After leaving, i still not completely cured, i...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. Well I can understand you must be upset about your symptoms. First of all I want to know when did you have h pylori blood tests? If you tested H pylori last year and which was negative then it is high possibility that your erosive gastritis was not secondary to H p...  Read Full »

What should I do to confirm eradication of H.pylori infection?

Query: Hi doctor, My mom is 60 years old. About 5 years ago she got H.pylori. This only got eradicated 1.5 years later due to low medical availability. For the last one and a half months she is bloating. She got another blood test done and it came positive and took antibiotics. Bloating is still present af...  Read Full »

Dr. Arbab Muhammad Kashif Khan

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I would like to know what method do you use for H.pylori testing. Here are a number of tests available in laboratories: 1. Urea breath test. 2. H.Pylori stool antigen. 3. H.Pylori serology (by ICT). If you use H.pylori serology then I must tell you that th...  Read Full »

Why does my wife get severe abdominal pain with normal blood and x-ray?

Query: Hello doctor, For the last three years, my wife had an acute abdominal pain due to gastritis. All the blood reports, sonography reports, x-ray are normal. Please help.  Read Full »

Dr. Ganeshkumar Suresh Satpute

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. If it is due to gastritis, you should go for endoscopy, until that time you can start tablet Pantakind DSR (Pantoprazole).  Read Full »

What is Troxipide used for?

Query: Hi doctor, I am 23 year old male. I am working as a software professional. I recently had some discomfort with digestion. I had severe bloating, gas formation and a frequent sensation of motions. I went to a gastroenterologist and he made an endoscopy and endoscopic biopsy. The biopsy result is yet...  Read Full »

Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As your doctor said, there is nothing serious. This is a type of gastritis, which has involved almost all areas of the stomach and some part beyond that. Yes, it is due to some bacterial infection, Helicobacter pylori. For this, you need a specific antibiotic for 14 days....  Read Full »

What causes acid reflux?

Query: Hi doctor, I want to inquire what are the causes and possible treatment for acid reflux?  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. Welcome to icliniq.com. The common causes of peptic ulcer disease are H pylori infection, Non-steroidal antiinflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), drugs other than NSAIDs such as Tetracycline, Iron tablets, potassium supplements and Bisphosphonates, Zollinger Ellison syndrome, and carcinoid tumors. T...  Read Full »

What does stomach pain with constant reflux and acid taste while burping indicate?

Query: Hello doctor, I have regular pain in the stomach while not having food in 2 hours or so. I have constant reflux, air goes from both ways. While burping, I feel acid taste. Frequently, after defecation I feel itching in the sphincter. I am having a hard time if constipation occurs. I am diagnosed ...  Read Full »

Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome you to icliniq.com. I can imagine how upset you have been since the start of your symptoms. I will try to provide you the best options for your treatment. So far I understand that you have H.pylori induced gastritis. You have taken medications for it, but it turns positive every ti...  Read Full »

Please look into the urine culture reports and suggest the treatment.

Query: Hi doctor, My brother had pain in the right side under the rib and feeling stomach fullness. We took him to the hospital and an ECG and a few blood tests were taken. Both are normal and he was discharged with some painkillers. Next day morning, the same issue repeated. When we took him to the docto...  Read Full »

Dr. Muhammad M. Hanif Md.

Cardiologist, Criticalcare Physician, General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. As far as his urine reports are concerned (attachment removed to protect patient identity), he looks fine on that aspect. His situation suggested in the emergency room to get him thoroughly checked up for his cardiac functions and they found that to be fine. So, the pain ...  Read Full »

Kindly suggest ways to manage H.pylori infection?

Query: Hi doctor, I am an 18 year old male. I have been experiencing a wide range of symptoms for nearly a year. It all started in the last summer. I started to experience constant vomiting after eating, bloating and weight loss. Then, I was diagnosed with a Dientamoeba fragilis infection and given a cours...  Read Full »

Dr. Uphar Gupta

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your symptoms can be explained by Helicobacter pylori easily. H.pylori infects the lining of the stomach, causes increased acid production and (gastroesophageal reflux disease) GERD  as one of the main symptoms. It is a pretty common disease worldwide and is...  Read Full »

Why have I been having chest and back pain 1 to 2 hours after I eat or at night?

Query: Hi good morning. I am 41 yo ,female, with partner, H5'6"; W 65 kgs. I would like to consult about the chest and back pain that i am feeling lately. Chest and back pain usually happen 1-2 hours after i eat or at night. No fever. The pain usually take 15 minutes or longer. I felt like i'm being choked...  Read Full »

Dr. Gaurav Pandey

Internal Medicine Physician, General Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello Sorry to hear that you are suffering from chest and back pain. If it's happening after eating then probably it's more of a stomach issue. As your query goes regarding alternative medications apart from Omeprazole and kremil syrup we can definitely change to lansoprazole which is similar to Om...  Read Full »

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