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SUMMARY: Individuals with H. pylori infection of the stomach can have increased amounts of the following substances in the breath: Sulfides: hydrogen sulfide (rotten eggs smell), dimethyl sulfide (cabbage-like smell), methyl mercaptane (rotten cabbage smell) Isobutane (petroleum-like odor), 2-butanone (pungent sweet odor) and ethyl acetate (fruity odor) ...


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Yes, you could possibly become infected through sharing utensils. https://publichealth.arizona.edu/outreach/health-literacy-awareness/hpylori/transmission H. pylori is commonly transmitted person-to-person by saliva. The bacteria can also be spread by fecal contamination of food or water. In developing countries, a combination of untreated water, ...


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