Is H Pylori Contagious?

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H pylori also known as helicobator pylori is an infection which is the major cause of peptic ulcer disease. It is contagious but there is some disagreement among doctors on how it is spread.
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Even if you have h. pylori, it's not worth getting diagnosed unless you have symptoms. 80% of people with h. pylori never have symptoms and don't need treatment. I don't know how
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H. pylori, short for Helicobacter pylori, is a chronic inflammation of the stomach. It is a bacteria that causes ulcers. It can usually be treated with common antibiotics.
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One or more antibiotics are usually prescribed in an attempt to rid the body of H. pylori. The medication is typically taken for a period of two weeks. Proton pump inhibitor medications
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By dividing ie. asexually.
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H. Pylori is a Helicobacter and is not contagious. It is typically found in most human stomachs. Lack of this Helicobacter has been linked to cancer.
While it is not scientifically proven that H Pylori is contagious, it is still thought to be. H Pylori is said to quickly infect those around it but no reason is known as to how. You can find more information at kidshealth.org
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