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stomach ulcer bacteria helicobacter pylori

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
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H. pylori & ulcers: An estimated 2/3 of people have h. Pylori bacteria, but most of them never have any symptoms. However, h. Pylori is a major cause of peptic ulcers (>9 ... Read More
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Dr. Jason Hemming
16 years experience Gastroenterology
Causative : Hpylori greatly increases one's risk for ulcer.

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A female asked:
Dr. Harry Bray
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes, : Yes, h pylori can be transmitted quite easily from one person to another, although in modern, sanitary conditions, that transmission is much less comm ... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: H Pylori can be transmitted from one person to another by saliva. It can also be transmitted by exposure to an infected persons feces such as occurs w ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jacques gideon Tredoux
Specializes in Diabetology
Helicobacter and sto: Details lack. Most important how do we know this is recurrent helicobacter? Stool test can show current persistent infection. Blood test only show in ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrew Seibert
34 years experience Gastroenterology
Unknown : it is difficult to predict. You could have multiple new ulcers, which could start the minute you go off of the stomach medication, or you may have no ... Read More
A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Miguel Rodriguez
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Mother nature: H. Pylori is a bacteria that colonizes the stomach lining. It is acquired by casual contact via airborne salive droplets and perhaps contaminated foof ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
30 years experience General Practice
3-4 meds: Studies show diet plays no role in eradication of h pylor infection of he stomach (a possible cause of stomach ulcers). However , avoidance of smokin ... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
51 years experience Rheumatology
See details: Speak with your doctor or a gastroenterologist. H. Pylori is treated with a combination of antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Syed H. Sajid
28 years experience Psychiatry
Campylobacter : Campylobacter jeujeni is a well known cause of peptic ulcer disease. Doctors, usually do not do labs, such as trying to detect the bacteria in blood o ... Read More
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A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vernon Barton
51 years experience General Practice
Not likely: The bacteria is "h. Pylori" and is treated with a combination of 2-3 antibiotics + a ppi, like omprazole. With adequate treatment, it is eradicated b ... Read More
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A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Need more info: Have no idea what your symptoms have been or what type of an evaluation you have undergone. Sounds, at least superficially, as if you could benefit f ... Read More

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