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What is the cause of H. pylori infection and a hernia?

I was just diagnosed with H pyloric and a hernia , this was the findings after an endoscopy . Can you tell me the cause and what to do to get rid of it? I am also concerned about gastric cancer my grandma maternal died with colon , pancreatic cancer and my mom is tesdted every couple of years and always has polyps, that are removed.
Asked On : Sun, 5 Aug 2012
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H pylori is a bacteria.
It is present in more than 70 % of the population.
It is transmitted through the oral route.
It mostly infects the antrum of the stomach(upper part).
It is attributed to cause gastritis, gastric ulcer and gastric carcinoma.
A course of antibiotics and Proton Pump inhibitors are prescribed for treatment.
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