A 42-year-old member asked:
how do you get infection with helicobacter pylori?
1 doctor answer • 3 doctors weighed in
General Surgery 39 years experience
Contagious: It is a stomach bacterial infection that can come from food you have eaten, and can be contagious within the same household or family members.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Why can't you immune system fight off h. Pylori infections?
1 doctor answer • 1 doctor weighed in
Allergy and Immunology 53 years experience
Bacteria: Heco bac pylori is an bac infec, so get antibiotic plus antacid , if your immunity is good , healing would be faser to the wound caused by bacteria see a g, i doc.
Last updated Jan 3, 2020
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