Week 3 discussion

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In week 3 you learned about other common adolescent health conditions. Review the following case study and answer the following questions:

An 18 year old white female presents to your clinic today with a 2 week history of intermittent abdominal pain. She also is positive for periodic cramping and diarrhea as well as low grade fever. She also notes reduced appetite. She notes that She admits smoking ½ PPD for the last 2 years. Denies any illegal drug or alcohol use. Does note a positive history of Crohn's Disease. Based on the information provided answer the following questions:

  1. What are the top 3 differentials you would consider with the presumptive final diagnosis listed first?
  2. What focused physical exam findings would be beneficial to know?
  3. What diagnostic testing needs completed if any to confirm diagnosis?
  4. Using evidence based treatment guidelines note a treatment plan.

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Differentials with the presumptive final diagnosis listed first

The first differential is the Gastroenteritis; this refers to the intestine and stomach irritation.
Food-borne illnesses, parasites, bacteria or even viruses can cause it. Gastroenteritis indicators
can include diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain and cramping. Symptoms typically begin to
show about one to two days after the patient has been infected. Diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting
get better within one or two days. The second differential is the Irritable bowel syndrome; it
leads to cramping in the colon and causes painful spasms. The irritable bowel syndrome does not
increase chances of cancer or...

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