Does Gerd Cause Stomach Bloating And Discomfort?

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What is H. pylori? Can it be causing my GERD?

Helicobacter pylori is a bacteria found in the lining of the stomach wall. It is a fairly common bacteria, present in about 30% of the United States population, and about 66% of the population worldwide. Most patients, probably about 70%, don't have any symptoms. In others, the bacterium can cause gastritis and peptic ulcers and sometimes can cause stomach cancer later in life.


The bacterium's presence is felt to be the result of poor sanitary conditions, and for that reason, it is very common...

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