■ Ureteral colic
You will encounter a wide variety of gastrointestinal and urinary complaints in clinical practice. Careful interviewing will often lead you to the underlying disorder. This section addresses such gastrointestinal concerns as indigestion, anorexia, nausea or vomiting, hematemesis, abdominal pain, dysphagia or odynophagia, change in bowel function, constipation and diarrhea, and jaundice. There is also health history information on disorders of the urinary tract, including complaints of suprapubic pain, dysuria, urgency, frequency, hesitancy or decreased stream in males, polyuria, nocturia, incontinence, hematuria, kidney pain, and ureteral colic.
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