E-20, Greater Kailash-1, Delhi-110048

H Pylori Infection

H pylori is bacteria causing chronic infection of the stomach. More than 50% of Indian population is suffering from H pylori infection. Most of the individuals with the infection remains asymptomatic, however few may develop complications such as:

  • Duodenal and gastric ulcer
  • Gastric lymphoma
  • Gastric adenocarcinoma
Diagnosis
  • UGI is done, biopsy is done from gastric antrum for Rapid Urease Test
  • Vomiting
  • Hemetemesis
  • Pain abdomen
  • Post prandial fullness
  • Anorexia
  • Weight loss
  • Proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics such as amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronidazole and tinidazole