Mild chronic gastrit after helicobacter pylori

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So it all started in December 2015 with diarrhea,stomach pain burning feeling under the left ribb and nausa feeling like that if I wanted to faint. After 3 months the docotor found I had HP and I got tripple treatment for 1 week clarithromycin, amoxicillin and PPL.

After that I was not better so had to do a gastroscopy in June and they saw  that I had a mild chronic gastritis (no ucler) and I still HP left. So they putted me on metronidazole, amoxicillin and PPL for 14 days.

1 month after I did a stool test came back negative. 4 months after that, I still feel bad  after I eat sometimes i feel nasues and like i want to vomit, and it can burn / hurt on the left side under the ribb.

My question is how long can it take for a mild gastritis to heal after HP? and is there anyone else out there who had a mild gastritis from HP that can shear there story how long it took for them to get better.

My docs say there is not much i can do and dont give me a straight answer how i can heal in the best way... 

I try to stay on a strict diet but still dont seem to help alot.

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    Hi noam

    Had almost identical symptoms to you about 12 months ago. Thought the worst. Following an endoscopy (acute mild gastritis) was the supposed culprit. Started having a daily pre breakfast smoothie containing 1 banana, 1/2 apple (half)  half a peeled orange and either some strawberries or blackberries. Fill container halfway with either milk or water then blend and drink! This, together with a daily tablet of Nexium (started on 40mg now on 20mg). Do not havey more issues. Good luck!!

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      At least 3 months, or earlier if symptoms went away. I understand that some people (due to a high acidity problem) take them forever without changing their normal diet. This is a small price to pay to alleviate the discomfort. Don't forget the smoothies. They are a bonus!

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