The urea breath test is used to detect Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori), a type of bacteria that may infect the stomach and is a main cause of ulcers in both the stomach and duodenum (the first part of the small intestine).
Come and see us if you have pain in your digestive tract or these symptoms:
😫Gnawing or burning pain in your middle or upper stomach between meals or at night.
😩Pain that comes and goes if you eat something or take an antacid.
🤢Nausea or vomiting.