H Pylorie

H Pylorie Infection (Helicobacter Pylori)

What is H pylorie infection?

It is a bacteria which infects stomach and leads to dyspepsia(Gastric),Ulcers in stomach Rarely cancers like MALT lymphoma and Gastric cancer.

How is it detected?

Breath tests

Stool tests

Endoscopy biopsy

What are the problems with this infection?

Gastric (Dyspepsia)

Ulcers of stomach and intestine

Rarely cancers of stomach

How do we treat?

It is treated with antibiotics and Acid reducing medicines for 2 weeks

Can it recur?

Yes in some small percentage of treated cases

In these small cases we treat with second line drugs.

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