What is Helicobacter pylori biopsy?

Category: Procedures

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Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a gram-negative, microaerophilic bacterium that inhabits various areas of the stomach and duodenum. It causes a chronic low-level inflammation of the stomach lining. The most reliable method for detecting H. pylori infection is a biopsy check during endoscopy.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Burning sensation in stomach 1 0
Celiac disease 1 1
Diagnostic assessment 1 0
H. pylori 1 0
Stomach pain 1 0
Support digestive health 1 1

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 0

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Helicobacter pylori biopsy

Side effect Patients
Nausea 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 0
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 1
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Helicobacter pylori biopsy.