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Relationship between helicobacter pylori bacteria and stomach ulcers?
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Dr. Michael Taylor
Critical Care
6 doctors agree
In brief: H. pylori & ulcers
An estimated 2/3 of people have h.
Pylori bacteria, but most of them never have any symptoms. However, h. Pylori is a major cause of peptic ulcers (>90% of duodenal ulcers, an estimated 60% of gastric ulcers). Nobody knows why some people with h. Pylori get ulcers but others don't.

In brief: H. pylori & ulcers
An estimated 2/3 of people have h.
Pylori bacteria, but most of them never have any symptoms. However, h. Pylori is a major cause of peptic ulcers (>90% of duodenal ulcers, an estimated 60% of gastric ulcers). Nobody knows why some people with h. Pylori get ulcers but others don't.
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
In brief: Causative
Hpylori greatly increases one's risk for ulcer.

In brief: Causative
Hpylori greatly increases one's risk for ulcer.
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