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by redheadj
Thu Jun 27, 2019 6:46 am
Forum: Diseases and Symptoms 疾病与症状
Topic: Risk of Gastric cancer from PPIs?
Replies: 8
Views: 955

Risk of Gastric cancer from PPIs?

Hey, found this study from Hong Kong about the use of PPIs on patients diagnosed with HP and the increased chance of developing GC. Is this true? Rather worried and thinking of stopping my PPIs

https://gut.bmj.com/content/67/1/28
by redheadj
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:28 am
Forum: Hot Topics and Common forum Issues 热门话题和常见问题
Topic: Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?
Replies: 7
Views: 2863

Re: Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?

So an update from me. Went for the breath test and it came back negative. However my stomach ache continued long after. I was on ranitidine for another few weeks (which helped a little) before being switched onto lansoprazole from mid May. Seemed to stop my symptoms for a few weeks, but over the pas...
by redheadj
Fri Mar 29, 2019 7:30 am
Forum: Hot Topics and Common forum Issues 热门话题和常见问题
Topic: Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?
Replies: 7
Views: 2863

Re: Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?

ranitidine is not PPI. So you can take it until the night before breath test. here is a guideline on how long you should stop the drugs before breath test. http://www.helico.com/PYtest_guide_2013.pdf Hey, thanks for the pdf. Looks like I stopped taking them at the right time then. Just got to wait ...
by redheadj
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:28 pm
Forum: Hot Topics and Common forum Issues 热门话题和常见问题
Topic: Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?
Replies: 7
Views: 2863

Re: Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?

For a breath test you should stop ppi for at least 2 weeks as far as i know, but ranitidine you can take without problems. About your symptoms it happened the same with me, after a week or so i started to feel ill again, and in fact, i am still h pylori positive. Hey thanks for replying and sorry t...
by redheadj
Thu Mar 28, 2019 9:18 pm
Forum: Hot Topics and Common forum Issues 热门话题和常见问题
Topic: Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?
Replies: 7
Views: 2863

Is this h plyori still or something more sinister?

It all started back in early October. I was on holiday with my girlfriend when I began to get stomach ache in my upper left abdomen and behind the lower ribs and loose stools shortly after arriving there. I chalked it down to probably having some bad food whilst there and thought nothing of it. That...

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