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A 31-year-old female asked:

How can you tell if you have a bacterial infection in your stomach?

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Dr. Bryan Treacy
Gynecology 36 years experience
Blood test: The most commonly tested bacteria for in stomach infection is h. Pylori which is screened with a blood test. This is the organism responsible for stomach ulcers.
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