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Stomach ulcer bacteria helicobacter pylori

A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Taylor
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22 years experience
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
Dr. Jason Hemming
Gastroenterology 17 years experience
Causative : Hpylori greatly increases one's risk for ulcer.

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A female asked:
Dr. Harry Bray
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
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
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
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
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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
Gastroenterology 35 years experience
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 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Allen Seely
General Practice 31 years experience
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
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ronald Krauser
A Verified Doctoranswered
Rheumatology 52 years experience
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
General Adult Psychiatry; Child & Adolescent Psychiatry ( 1 yr. Fellowship), sees all types of patients for Medication Management from ages 6-99yo 29 years experience
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
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Vernon Barton
General Practice 52 years experience
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
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 56 years experience
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
A 56-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hiep Le
Dr. Hiep Leanswered
Nephrology and Dialysis 42 years experience
How do you know you have carried H. Pylori since childhood? Regardless of when you acquire this bacteria, it can cause PUD (peptic ulcer disease) at a... Read More