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Good evening, I am Dr Ruff, thank you for your question. The first issue with H.Pylori is tests are often negative after initial treatment, this can be the case for a few months so are not that reliable. It is a PPI that can given a false negative result. However it is there best to go on symptoms.
Are you currently taking a PPI such as Lansoprazole or Omeprazole?
I see, thank you for your explanation. This can be normal yes, but I would consider taking something to help. An alternative to PPIs is Cemetidine (Ranitidine is currently unavailable).
If you did not have reflux symptoms previously, and was positive for H.Pylori, I would probably consider retesting again and repeating the eradication treatment.
If you had reflux before, I would try something like Cemetidine for 2-4 weeks and review your symptoms after this.
Please let me know if this is of any help. Thanks
This may be of some use to you, it is a professional guidance on H.Pylori
Have a chat with your doctor in the morning and get something started, I hope this settles down for you soon, best of luck
I would therefore take the eradication therapy again with the antibiotics
You would expect a few weeks for it to resolve, but it is uncommon that a second line eradication therapy is necessary to treat it.
But yes, following successful eradication your diet should be able to return to normal, but some need to continue a medication like a PPI for several months
I am very sorry but I am about to sign off as it is late. Have a chat with your GP in the morning. But don't leave it as you still shouldn't have symptoms.
Best of luck.
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