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Will h pylori be seen at the time of endoscopy procedure or will I have to wait for results from lab? Ty

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Dr. Andrew Seibert
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In brief: H. Pylori

H pylori is a bacterium that can cause gastritis or ulcers.
Evidence of the bacteria can be seen on endoscopy, but it is verified through biopsy, which takes several days to return. If it is present, it should be treated. Good luck.

In brief: H. Pylori

H pylori is a bacterium that can cause gastritis or ulcers.
Evidence of the bacteria can be seen on endoscopy, but it is verified through biopsy, which takes several days to return. If it is present, it should be treated. Good luck.
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