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H. PYLORI, Antigen

A healthy result should fall into the range 0 - 0 Units.

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) bacteria are a common cause of peptic ulcers. These germs can enter your body and live in your digestive tract. After many years, they can cause sores, called ulcers, in the lining of your stomach or the upper part of your small intestine.

Infection with H. pylori is common. About two-thirds of the world’s population has it in their bodies. For most people, it doesn’t cause ulcers or any other symptoms. If you do have problems, there are medicines that can kill the germs and help sores heal.

You can get H. pylori from food, water, or utensils. It’s more common in countries or communities that lack clean water or good sewage systems. You can also pick up the bacteria through contact with the saliva or other body fluids of infected people.

Many people get H. pylori during childhood, but adults can get it, too. The germs live in the body for years before symptoms start, but most people who have it will never get ulcers.

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What does it mean if your H. PYLORI, Antigen result is too high?

This test, if positive, indicates the presence of a current infection and is not affected by the presence of other organisms, antacids, barium sulphate, blood or fat.

If you have ulcers caused by H. pylori, you’ll need treatment to kill the germs, heal your stomach lining, and keep the sores from coming backIt usually takes 1 to 2 weeks of treatment to get better.

If you have H. pylori, your doctor may also do another set of tests to rule out stomach cancer. 

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