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Health History GI
Name 2 common liver diseases that can impair the liver's ability to metabolize nutrients and drug.
Alcohol consumption increases the likeliness of developing these diseases.
Stomach, Esophageal, and Colon cancer
Pain in the abdomen described as severe and sudden may be an indicator of what?
torsion of organs
Pain located in the back can be caused by these 2 things.
Pain that starts around the umbilicus and radiates to the lower right quadrant is often associated with...
Pain from this disease may be felt in the right shoulder.
Presence of food in the stomach may make the pain from these two diseases worse.
Irritable Bowel Disease
Pain associated with menstration.
Dysmenorrhea is caused by an increase in what?
What condition results in greenish-yellow vomitus.
obstructed bile duct
What kind of vomitus would be expected with acute gastritis.
This condition results in fecal-odor vomitus.
Stomach and duodenal ulcers may result in what kind vomitus?
High serum levels of what stimulates vomiting in pregnant women?
What kind of disease can turn feces from brown to a clay color?
Diseases of the liver
Name 3 possible causes of abdominal distention.
A symptom of cirrhosis or malignancy that is common with distention is...
Loss of appetite
Ascites is associated with which diseased organ?
Jaundice is an indicator of elevated levels of serum....
Name 2 things that could cause urine to turn from amber to brown, and feces to turn brown to clay.
Obstruction of common bile duct
Colorectal cancer screen should begin at what age?
Colorectal cancer screening test that should be done every year.
2 Colorectal cancer screening tests that should be done every 5 years.
double-contrast barium enema
How often should a colonoscopy be done?
Every 10 years