symptom

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something visible or evident that gives grounds for believing in the existence or presence of something else

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(medicine) any sensation or change in bodily function that is experienced by a patient and is associated with a particular disease

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anything that accompanies X and is regarded as an indication of X's existence

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Experts in this area have concluded that all patients under the age of 55 with no alarm symptoms who present with uninvestigated dyspepsia should be tested for H pylori, using breath testing or stool antigen testing.
Testing is not required in most patients with suspected gastroesophageal reflux disease, but patients with alarm symptoms or persistent symptoms despite medical therapy should undergo upper endoscopy and/or ambulatory pH studies.
Colonoscopy should only be undertaken if alarm symptoms are present or if iron deficiency persists despite oral iron therapy and correction of reversible causes (e.
In November 2005, the American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) updated its position statement on the evaluation of dyspepsia to recommend that patients 55 years of age or younger without alarm symptoms should be tested using a test of active infection, such as the 13C-urea breath test(2).
In the presence of any alarm symptoms and when gastric ulcer is suspected or present, malignancy should be excluded, as treatment may alleviate symptoms and delay diagnosis.