H pylori is a bacteria that causes 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
- UGI is done
- Biopsy is done from gastric antrum for Rapid Urease Test
Proton pump inhibitors and antibiotics such as amoxicillin, clarithromycin, metronidazole and tinidazole