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Which patients should be tested for h. Pylori?

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Dr. Arthur Heller
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Ulcer patient, other

Anyone with a history of ulcer disease;or from an endemic region for stomach cancer , e.
g. Japan , chile; positive family history of ulcer or stomach cancer, ;symptoms consistent with possible ulcer disease. Controversy over testing people before chronic Aspirin use-both can cause ulcers, the 2 together, even more so. Anyone with symptoms enough for them to get an upper endoscopy.

In brief: Ulcer patient, other

Anyone with a history of ulcer disease;or from an endemic region for stomach cancer , e.
g. Japan , chile; positive family history of ulcer or stomach cancer, ;symptoms consistent with possible ulcer disease. Controversy over testing people before chronic Aspirin use-both can cause ulcers, the 2 together, even more so. Anyone with symptoms enough for them to get an upper endoscopy.
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