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could urease inhibitors be used in treating h. pylori infection?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
No : You need the combination of antibiotic and acid suppressing medicine to treat H. Pylori successfully.
Answered on Jul 13, 2014

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