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what is h. pylori infection?

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Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Helicobacter pylori: This bacteria has been shown to create hyperacidity in the stomach and predispose to gastric cancer. It is easily diagnosed and treated. If you have been having signs of abdominal discomfort, reflux esophagitis, frequent gastric pain please go and see a GI doctor. Best wishes to clear this up.
Answered on Aug 27, 2014

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