What is the point of treating one member of the family for H. pylori if he or she is just going to get reinfected by other people living in the house that also have the infection? Just how contagious is H. pylori?Share this:
H. pylori lives in the stomach lining and causes chronic inflammation called gastritis, acting as a strong risk factor for both ulcer formation and stomach cancer. But how does someone get infected with H. pylori? Can people spread H. pylori by kissing?Share this:
“Kissing” ulcers in the duodenal bulb.
These are “kissing” duodenal ulcers. The ulcers are on opposite walls of the duodenal bulb, a…Share this: