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Is h pylori (helicobacter pylori) contagious? is it possible for one person to transmit the bacteria that causes ulcers (helicobacter pylori) to another person?

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Dr. Harry Bray
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Yes, : Yes, h pylori can be transmitted quite easily from one person to another, although in modern, sanitary conditions, that transmission is much less common than it used to be.
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 61 years experience
Yes: H Pylori can be transmitted from one person to another by saliva. It can also be transmitted by exposure to an infected persons feces such as occurs with contaminated water.

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Last updated Sep 19, 2019

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