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 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 »

Please suggest treatment for antral erosions.

Query: Hello doctor,I am suffering from stomach issues from last one year. As per endoscopy report, I am suffering from antral erosions (scattered red erosions). It is resulting in a loss of appetite, stomach fullness, gastric troubles and incomplete evacuation. Kindly advice a proper medical treatment to ...  Read Full »


Dr. Mashfika N Alam

Family Physician, General Practitioner

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. In addition to a less spicy, fiber-rich diet, you need to take a course of tablet Esomeprazole 20 mg twice daily half an hour before meals for one month. Consult your specialist doctor, discuss with him or her and start taking the medicines with their consent. If sy...  Read Full »

Why does my mom repeatedly have pain under the breastbone?

Query: Hello doctor, My mom is 63 years of age. She is getting pain under her right breastbone followed by acid reflux and burning in her stomach with a sour taste in her mouth. They did an ultrasound, which showed three gallstones. She had her gallbladder removed three months ago. Now, she is getting the ...  Read Full »


Dr. Sadaf Mustafa

General Medicine Physician, Internal Medicine Physician

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. The initial presentation of your mom was consistent with dyspepsia and I am not surprised that her symptoms are back. The issue that needs further investigation is the fact that she is not responding to the conventional therapy with Omeprazole. I have a few questions; ...  Read Full »

Can H. pylori infection result in stomach cancer?

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 »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Helicobacter pylori is a bacterial infection, which occur from unhygienic food and typically occur only in the stomach. Because of the infection, the stomach wall inflamed (redness and swelling) and due to this,¬†symptoms of gastritis such as nausea, upper abdominal pa...  Read Full »

What antibiotics are used in the second-line treatment for H. pylori infection?

Query: hello i have been diagnosed with h.pylori and gastric , my doctor wrote me pylera 3 pills per meal + omeprazole 1 pill. after i finished the treatment i discovered that i have been taking the wrong dosage i was taking one pill per meal , now the bacter is resistant to pylera, what antibiotics sho...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello. I welcome you to icliniq. Well you already have taken a very effective dose of pylera. Every bug in another human respond differently. I suggest you to test for H pylori stool antigen and confirm whether it is still present, and then consider starting second course of treatment. How many da...  Read Full »

Are chest burn, stomach pain, and blood in stools signs of blood cancer?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 28-year-old female. I have a 2-year-old baby through c-section. My doctor did a blood test and said I have H. pylori infection because I felt some symptoms like chest burning and continuous burping. Three weeks before my doctor gave me antibiotics Clarithromycin 500 mg (one tab...  Read Full »


Dr. Ajeet Kumar Lohana

Medical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Well, such short onset of symptoms does not point towards stomach cancer. For that, there should be other symptoms as well like vomiting, decreased appetite, weight loss, and blood in vomiting of mouth. None of above symotoms are present in you. You received the H.p...  Read Full »

Are my symptoms due to Crohn's or Celiac disease?

Query: Hi doctor, I have been unwell for nearly one year. I have deficient iron levels, low B12, borderline to low RCC, neutropenia, high PO4, low levels of uric acid, and low MCHC. I was found to have chronic gastritis, H. pylori, and inflammation last year. I am tired all the time and have numbness in t...  Read Full »


Dr. Parth R Goswami

Family Physician, General Practitioner, Hematologist, Pathologist

Answer: Hi, Welcome to the icliniq.com. Before I comment on your condition, please answer the following questions: What is your vitamin B12 value? How was H. pylori infection diagnosed? Did you undergo a biopsy during endoscopy or by the urea breath test? Have you taken any treatment for H. pylori i...  Read Full »

Please interpret my husband's report.

Query: Hi doctor, My husband is 35 years old. He is suffering from abdominal pain since last four weeks. When he gets pain it lasts for an hour. His hands and feet get cold. He had an endoscopy and colonoscopy done. The report says body and antral type gastric mucosa with mild chronic active gastritis comp...  Read Full »


Dr. Happykumar Kagathara

Medical Gastroenterologist, Surgical Gastroenterologist

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your husband is suffering from chronic gastritis, for which he has been taking medications since long time and therefore endoscopy also detected changes in stomach mucosa due to this in addition to changes of gastritis. Although, biopsy report mentions negative Helicob...  Read Full »

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 »

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