H pylori reinfection – can H pylori return?

“Dave, can H pylori return? Can H pylori come back? Can I have H pylori twice?” … These are common questions asked by folk around the world, and the straight answer is, “Yes, it can return, you can have it twice, and yes you can be reinfected.” Anyone who tells you otherwise is wrong, and the reason I know this is because I had H pylori twice myself. Two years after I had rid myself of H pylori, I woke up one morning with a gnawing pain in my chest. I KNEW immediately (and intuitively) that H pylori had...