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Just had a preop EGD. They said they do this in order to get a biopsy and see if there's any sorr of bacteria that needs to be cleared up. Anyone ever had a positive result found where this had to be treated prior to surgery? Wondering if it delays things much.

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Shouldn't really delay it. If you are positive for H Pylori (a bacteria) you have to take fourteen days of a couple antibiotics and a proton pump inhibitor like nexium. Shouldn't really be that big a deal!

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What Courtoomp said!

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Be glad you get checked before surgery. I found I had it after surgery and am now struggling to take all the tablets to treat it ( with my stomach being so small) x

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