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what is H pi lori and how can you get it

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what is H pi lori and how can you get it?
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  A. Schuyler, NP replied 7 years ago.



Welcome to Just Answer and thanks for your question. H. pylori is Helicobacter pylori, a bacterium that is responsible for most ulcers. Probably half the world has it as a stomach bacteria, but no one knows how it is transmitted, but perhaps it is foodborne or found in water. For many people it does not cause a problem. For others it can lead to ulcers. Below is some more information.