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Risk of stomach cancer after H. Pylori

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I do not have health insurance and I've been getting pain in the lower right side of my stomach. I have a history of H.pylori which I was treated for and I also have acid reflux disease. When I urinate the pain gets slightly worse and I'm also seeing a lot discharge lately. What could this mean? And could I be at risk of stomach cancer if I was infected with H.pylori before and I currently have acid reflux disease?


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replied March 7th, 2010
Abdominal Pain Answer A10471
Hi,
Welcome to the ehealthforum. I am glad to help you out.

The pain of acid reflux normally doesn’t get worsened at the time of passing urine. In view of this symptom, the possibility of a stone in the urinary tract (kidneys, ureter or bladder) needs to be ruled out.

For the same, I’ll suggest getting an ultrasound/CT-IVU done after consulting a urologist.

Before that you should get your urine analysis done. Although, H. pylori is thought to be a risk factor for stomach cancer but stomach cancer is a very rare entity.

However, you can always get an upper gastro-intestinal endoscopy done to rule it out. I sincerely hope this information helps. Take care.



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