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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Is gallbladder removal necessary for gallbladder stones, infection, and polyp?
Query: Hello doctor,I had stomach pain, and I did an abdomen ultrasound to find the cause. The reports showed gallbladder stones, infection, and polyps. But I am not sure whether my pain is related to my gallbladder or something else. I had an endoscopy done, and it showed multiple ulcers, and the biopsy s... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Your pain seems to be related to H. pylori gastritis. Considering your gallbladder issues, it has sludge, small calculus, and poly of size 0.19 inches. For gallbladder removal, you can consider cholecystectomy. The only thing that is concerning is that polyps could someti... Read Full »
I have been sick for three weeks despite having normal blood tests and X-ray reports. Please help.
Query: Hi doctor, I have been sick for three weeks. My primary care physician advises me to consult a gastrointestinal physician. My blood tests and x-ray laboratory results were both normal. Please help. Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. Thank you for your query, I have reviewed your case history in detail and attached laboratory investigations (attachment removed to protect the patient's identity). Your blood sugar, kidney, liver functions, complete blood profile and electrolytes were all normal, exc... 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 »
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 »
What is causing pain in my lower right stomach and pelvic bone?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 24 year old male. I am working as a software developer. Sometimes, I feel a sharp pain in my right lower part of the stomach. When I am trying to bend down, I am feeling some pain inside the pelvic bone. After eating meals and dinner, I am getting excess burping and feeling of blo... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your history. As per your description, it seems to be a functional bowel disorder, it may be associated with what called as irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Bowel illnesses are difficult to prove medically, and mostly they are a matter of exclusion. Infection like... 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 »
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 caus... Read Full »
I am a 29-year-old male suffering from constipation and hyperacidity. How do I treat?
Query: Hi doctor, I am a 29-year-old male, 100 % vegetarian, nonsmoker and non-drinker. My meal timing is up to three to four days in one week. I have been suffering from hyperacidity since 2012 and constipation since 2013. And I underwent laparoscopy surgery to remove a stone (16 mm) from the urine bladde... Read Full »
Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concern. I want to assure you do not worry as everything will be fine if proper care and treatment are opted in for. I have thoroughly gone through your case and can well understand your genuine health concerns. You also have a high acidity issue tha... Read Full »
Can H. pylori induce severe upper abdominal burns again, and what tests do I need to run to narrow down the issues?
Query: Hello doctor, I have had severe chronic gastritis for almost two years. Initially, I was diagnosed with H. pylori and treated with heavy-dose antibiotics triple therapy for 21 days of treatment and eradicated it. Afterward, I was on Eson 40 mg for a few months to stabilize the gut. For the last coup... Read Full »
Dr. Hafiz Muhammad Hassan Shoukat
Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and can understand your concern. I would suggest, 1. To repeat H. Pylori antigen in stool to check for a recurrent infection. It is not uncommon to have reinfection with H Pylori. Now quadruple therapy is recommended instead of a triple regimen. ... Read Full »
I often get a grumbling feeling in my stomach. What could it be?
Query: Hello doctor, From time to time, I get empty stomach or grumbling feeling below the sternum. No pain/ everything else is alright. My appetite is good, bowel movements are normal. The sensation can last several days, subside for days or weeks and then reappear. Ideas? Read Full »
Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim
Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.I understand your concerns.From what you mentioned, most probably you have dyspepsia which is a problem due to abnormal gastric acid secretion. I suggest a trial of Pantoprazole 20 mg tablet once a day before breakfast for a month. Eat simple meals. Have Maalox (Magnesiu... 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 »
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; i... 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 »
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 »