​Helicobacter Pylori

Helicobacter pylori (also referred to as H. pylori) is bacteria in the stomach that causes chronic inflammation that can lead to a common cause of ulcers, gastritis and some forms of stomach cancer.

Some symptoms of H. pylori include abdominal pain, nausea, burping, bloating, and weight loss. Several tests are available to determine if you have H. pylori bacteria which include analyzing a stool sample, conducting a simple blood test, or recommending an endoscopic exam. Another type of examination used to diagnose the H. pylori bacterium is a urea breath test (UBD).

You physician can provide diagnosis and proper treatment course for your specific condition. Please contact our office to schedule an appointment.