HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS

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7 months prior to admission, patient experienced pain located at epigastric area radiating to the chest area; with gradual onset, rated as 8 in a 0-10 numeric pain scale; intermittent; aggravated by swallowing and is relieved by intake of water. No medical consultation made as claimed. Symptoms persisted. 6 months prior to admission, patient decided to undergo medical consultation with Dr Villalobos because of the persistence of symptoms and claimed that the pain is now unrelieved even with intake of water. Patient was then advised to undergo a series of laboratory examination and ultrasound of the abdomen with no significant findings noted. He was then advised to take unrecalled medications with no relief.

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MARTIN FEDERIC M. PALCOMedicine IIPRECEPTORIALDr. Lois SortigosaThis is the case of Mr EP, newly admitted for epigastric pain, 69, Male, Filipino, Roman Catholic, Single of Passi City, Iloilo.HISTORY OF PRESENT ILLNESS7 months prior to admission, patient experienced pain located at epigastric area radiating to the chest area; with gradual onset, rated as 8 in a 0-10 numeric pain scale; intermittent; aggravated by swallowing and is relieved by intake of water. No medical consultation made as claimed. Symptoms persisted.6 months prior to admission, patient decided to undergo medical consultation with Dr Villalobos because of the persistence of symptoms and claimed that the pain is now unrelieved even with intake of water. Patient was then advised to undergo a series of laboratory examination and ultrasound of the abdomen with no significant findings noted. He was then advised to take unrecalled medications with no relief.Same discomfort persisted with the intensity of pain gradually increasing, still aggravated with food intake but is not alleviated by any measure. There has also been a change in the sleeping pattern because of the discomfort as claimed,

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