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what's the h pylori?

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
Helicobacter Pylori: This is a bacterial infection in the stomach that causes up to 60% of the peptic ulcer disease. It is easily diagnosed and easily treated.
Answered on Jul 15, 2014
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