Is Non-Hodgkin's Lymphoma Related to H Pylori?

by Rhonda

I recently got diagnosed with h pylori. I've had symptoms of it for years but had no health insurance. My daughter was diagnosed with non Hodgkin's lymphoma at age 14. Is there a connection?

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Only Gastric Lymphoma
by: Kerri Knox, Registered Nurse

Only if the Non-Hodgkins is gastric lymphoma. Gastric lymphoma and stomach cancer have been the only cancers connected to H pylori. However, if she has H pylori it could take some of the strain off of her immune system to have it treated and eliminated, and thus help her fight her Lymphoma more effectively.

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