Digestive Topics : Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)
Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori)
Helicobacter pylori or H. pylori is a common bacteria in the stomach. Most people never know that they are infected with the bacteria; however, some people will develop inflammation or even ulcers. To learn more about the tests for H. pylori, and the diagnosis and treatment of children with helicobacter pylori, download the GIKids Fact Sheet on H. pylori.
IMPORTANT REMINDER: This information from the North American Society for Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition (NASPGHAN) is intended only to provide general information and not as a definitive basis for diagnosis or treatment in any particular case. It is very important that you consult your doctor about your specific condition.