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A 33-year-old female asked:

Chronic gastritis; chronic duodenitis, hyperemic gastric mucosa; positive helicob. pylori stool test. do i need treatment for helicobacter pylori?

1 doctor answer3 doctors weighed in
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Helicobacter pylori: Yes, you definitely need treatment. This organism can promote the development of gastric cancer as well as producing the inflammatory changes in your GI tract that you have noted and which must be producing severe symptoms.
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Dr. Adil Roomi
Dr. Adil Roomi commented
Specializes in Emergency Medicine
You definitely need treatment
Jun 12, 2014
Last updated Jul 12, 2018

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