Can stomach cancer be transmitted through kissing? How contagious is h. Pylori?

No. Stomach cancer cannot be transmitted through kissing. H. Pylori is widely prevalent and mostly spreads through food and drink.
No. Stomach cancer can not be transmitted through kissing as it is an infection. H pylori can be transmitted through vomitius, saliva or oral-fecal.
No. But oral/head and neck cancers can be caused by oral sex and transmitting hpv.

Related Questions

I have been told that h pylori doesn't cause heartburn. Is this true? Worried I have stomach cancer.

See below. H pylori infection can cause heartburn. You are unlikely to have stomach cancer. Consult this site for information and if your symptoms persist, see your doctor. http://www.webmd.com/digestive-disorders/h-pylori-helicobacter-pylori#1. Read more...

How likely is it to develop stomach cancer without having h pylori?

Not likely . There are some populations with a higher incidence of stomach cancers related more to their particular diet. H pylori is not the only environmental risk factor for gastric cancer, but remember it is still a relatively rare GI cancer. . Read more...
Lifetime incidence. ..of stomach adenocarcinoma is around 0.6% in the U.S. More than 95% of stomach cancer patients have Helicobacter pylori infections. So the odds of getting stomach cancer without H.p. are very low. Read more...

How strong of a connection is there between H-pylori and stomach cancer? Is H Pylori easy to treat?

Strong connection. H. Pylori overgrowth results in ulcers near and around cardio-esophageal junction. The healing process does not result from ingrowth of new epithelial cells from stomach mucosa. Rather repair results from ingrowth of bone marrow stem cells to heal the ulcer. H. Pylori toxins attack the stem cells to produce malignant growth at that site in the upper stomach. Read more...

I have h pylori, a precursor to stomach cancer or not?

H. Pylori and Cancer. H. Pylori is known to cause an increased risk of stomach cancer. If you have H. Pylori, you should follow your doctor's recommendation for triple therapy and confirm eradication. Read more...

Is there an association between stomach cancer and h pylori?

Since 2/3 have H. Pylorii, and not all of them get cancer, there is an association, but not proven cause and effect. Malt gastric lymphoma can disappear if the h. P. Is treated. Presence of h.P seems protective against esoph ca. Read more...
Yes. The bacteria h. Pylori is a well established cause of stomach cancer, and eliminating the infection with a course of antibiotics will lower your risk. However, it is important to keep in mind that h. Pylori infection is very common, and that most people who have h. Pylori will never get stomach cancer. There are likely several risk factors that come together to cause the development of cancer. Read more...

Can chronic gastritis/stomach irritation without h pylori cause stomach cancer? How likely is it?

Not common. The origin of most stomach cancers seen today are near upper cardio esophageal site. The h pylori is needed since the gastritis and resulting ulcer are healed from bone marrow stem cells migrating to ulcer site. The h pylori toxin induces malignant transformation. It is rare for the inflammatory process to induce Ca without a secondary form of intervention. Read more...

45yrd old. I was diagnosed with h.Pylori years ago. I have stomach discomfort at intervals. I'm worried about stomach cancer?

Ulcer. H. Pylori and ulcers are common. Ulcers and stomach cancer can occur together. Upper GI and endoscopy are the tests. But good history, exam should precede testing. Read more...

I have h.Pylori, I am 20 years old and have been treated for it. Does the treatment lessen the chance of stomach cancer? I am terrified...

Yes. In fact, the risk of it giving you stomach cancer is quite low, and drops to very very low if the bug is gone. In areas where historically most folks have had helicobacter, the rate of stomach cancer is still not high especially among the young. Read more...
H pylori. Treatment learns chance of ulcer disease stomach cancer is not associated with h. Pylori. Some can be associated with lymphoma of stomach but that is rare and treatment of h. Pylori prevents it. Read more...