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1

When voiding is inconvenient, brain can inhibit what?

Detrusor muscle

2

Odynophagia is:

Painful swallowing

3

Type of pain that is gnawing, burning, cramping, or aching:

Visceral pain

4

This occurs when hollow organs contract forcefully or are distended or stretched, or when the capsules of solid organs are stretched; can also happen with ischemia

Visceral pain

5

This type of pain is a steady, aching, more severe than visceral type of pain that occurs from inflammation of the parietal peritoneum (peritonitis); it is aggravated by coughing or moving, patients prefer to lie still

Parietal pain

6

This type of pain that is felt at more distant sites which are innervated at approximately the same spinal levels as the disordered structures.

Referred pain

7

Visceral pain in the RUQ suggests:

Liver distention against its capsule (hepatitis)

8

Visceral periumbilical pain suggests ____ then becomes ______ in the RLQ from inflammation of the parietal peritoneum

Early appendicitis from distention of the Inflamed appendix

Parietal pain

9

Referred pain to the ___ from pancreatic or duodenal origin.

Back

10

Referred pain from the Biliary tree to the :

Right scapular region or the right posterior thorax

11

Referred pain from pleurisy or inferior wall myocardial infarction to the ____.

Epigastric area

12

Sensitivity of pain increases or decreases in older adults?

Decreased

13

Colicky acute upper abdominal pain:

Renal stone

14

Sudden knife-like epigastric pain:

Pancreatitis

15

Epigastric pain:

GERD, pancreatitis, and perforated ulcers

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RUQ/upper abdominal pain:

Cholecystitis and cholangitis

17

Pain precipitated by exertion consider:

CAD

18

Chronic, recurrent upper abdominal pain:

Dyspepsia

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Negative feeling that is not painful:

Discomfort

20

3 month history of nonspecific upper abdominal discomfort or nausea not attributable to structural abnormalities or PUD.

Functional (non-ulcer) dyspepsia

21

Dysphagia, odynophagia, recurrent vomiting, evidence of GI bleed, early satiety, weight loss, anemia, rial factors for GI cancer, palpable mass, painless jaundice are all

Alarm symptoms in chronic upper abdominal discomfort/pain

22

Postprandial fullness, early satiety, epigastric pain/burning are symptoms of:

Dyspepsia

23

RLQ pain that migrates from periumbilical area plus abdominal wall rigidity is suspicious for:

Appendicitis

24

RLQ pain in women consider:

PID, ruptured ovarian cysts, ectopic pregnancy

25

LLQ pain plus palpable mass:

Diverticulitis

26

Diffuse abdominal pain, distention, hyperactive high-pitched bowel sounds and tenderness on palpation:

Small or large bowel obstruction

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Pain, absent bowel sounds, rigidity, percussion tenderness, and guarding:

Peritonitis

28

Change in bowel habits with mass:

Colon cancer

29

Pain for 12 weeks in preceding 12 months, relief with defecation, change in frequency of bowel movements, change in form of stool:

IBS

30

Nocturnal diarrhea is usually:

Pathologic