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 answer
Dr. Martin Raff answered
55 years experience Infectious Disease
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.
Answered on Jul 12, 2018
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