GASTROINTESTINAL[1]

GASTROINTESTINAL[1] - , or metronidazole (Flagyl) Histamine...

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GASTROINTESTINAL DISEASES By: Jenny Ruiz 10/13/09 – TR
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HELICOBACTOR PYLORI
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Responsible for causing: Gastric Ulcers Gastritis
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First detection 1979 Dr. J. Robin Warren & his assistant Barry Marshall
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Abdominal pain Dyspepsia or Indigestion Feeling very hungry 1 to 3 hours after eating Mild nausea (which may be relieved by vomiting)
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Stomach Cancer
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Diagnosis Breath Test Stool Test Endoscopy
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Treatment Treatment must be taken for 10 to 14 days . Medications may include: Antibiotics, such as clarithromycin (Biaxin), amoxicillin,
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Unformatted text preview: , or metronidazole (Flagyl) Histamine H2 blockers , such as cimetidine (Tagamet), ranitidine (Zantac), famotidine (Pepcid), nizatidine (Axid, Tazac), and sometimes bismuth subsalicylate (Pepto-Bismol) Proton-pump inhibitors , such as omeprazole (Prilosec), lansoprazole (Prevacid), or esomeprazole (Nexium) Prevention No guaranteed prevention Clean, Germ free environment Filtered water Limit consumption of: Spicy foods Alcohol Coffee Smoking The End...
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