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Is h.pylori a sexually transmitted disease and can it be cure?

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Dr. David Ellis
Family Medicine 42 years experience
H. pylori : The transmission of this bacteria to a human is not completely known. It appears that contaminated waist can be transmitted through a water supply or a person with the bacteriain the oral cavity can be transmit to another person’s oral cavity. Not a sexually transmitted infection. It is often associated with esophageal reflux and can be treated successfully with medication.

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A 29-year-old male asked:

Is h.pylori a sexually transmitted disease and can it be cure. Is it related to hiv?

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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
Internal Medicine 27 years experience
No: Not STD, not related to HIV. It can be cured once diagnosed, talk to your treating doc about the best plan going forward.

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