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A 42-year-old female asked:

Can h pylori infection negatively affect your immune system?

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Dr. Nayla Mumneh
Allergy and Immunology 30 years experience
H pylori: Usually only affects the stomach lining and does not affect the immune system.
Last updated Dec 31, 2013


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