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Relationship between helicobacter pylori bacteria and stomach ulcers?
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23 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 (>90% of duodenal ulcers, an estimated 60% of gastric ulcers). Nobody knows why some people with h. Pylori get ulcers but others don't.
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Gastroenterology 18 years experience
Causative : Hpylori greatly increases one's risk for ulcer.
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Last updated May 17, 2016
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