Helicobacter Pylori (H. Pylori) in Dallas, TX

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H. pylori (short for helicobacter pylori) is a type of bacteria from the stomach that mostly impacts your digestive system. If you start to have symptoms of ulcers, you will probably get tested for infection from H. pylori. If not treated, H. pylori infection can cause stomach ulcers by invading the inner lining of your stomach which protects you from stomach acid. This can cause unwanted pain and irritation as well as ultimately lead to cancer of the stomach if untreated. If you are having painful GI symptoms like stomach pain, you may have an H. pylori infection and need to be evaluated by a skilled GI specialist. You can find an expert GI professional near you at Digestive Health Associates of Texas in Dallas, TX

H. pylori usually gets in the body from food, unclean water, or dirty utensils. It is usually more typical to find H. pylori in countries or locations that have bad water quality and sewage systems. Keep in mind, however, that everybody can perhaps be exposed. You could become infected if you come in contact with an infected person’s saliva or other bodily fluids. If H. pylori enters your system, you can experience the below symptoms:

  • Burping
  • Pain in the stomach
  • Abdominal pain when on an empty stomach
  • Nausea
  • Unusual weight loss
  • Bloating
  • Loss of appetite
  • Burning pain in your abdominal area

Schedule an appointment with your gastroenterologist in Dallas, TX if you have had any of the previous symptoms, or if you have strong abdominal pain, black or bloody stool, and/or vomiting.

The most common treatments for those that have H. pylori in their system are designed to eradicate the bacteria while also getting rid of symptoms. Treatments for H. pylori with our Dallas, TX team might include a regimen of two antibiotics to avoid the bacteria from becoming invulnerable to the treatment. Treatment for the symptoms include antacids and other remedies to ease acid reflux and encourage the stomach lining to repair itself.

Should you have any of the troubling symptoms associated with H. pylori, you might want to reach out to a local GI doctor as soon as possible to be tested for gastrointestinal issues such as an H. pylori infection. To find a talented GI doctor in your city, you can trust our experienced network at Digestive Health Associates of Texas. Our expert physicians work with their patients to arrange compassionate, all-inclusive care that will help you return to living a healthy life. Contact Digestive Health Associates of Texas to get more information about H. pylori treatment and to find a GI specialist in your area.

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