Dyspepsia | Overview

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What is dyspepsia?

Dyspepsia is a pain or an uncomfortable feeling in the upper middle part of your stomach. The pain might come and go, but it's usually there most of the time.

People of any age can get dyspepsia. Both men and women get it. About 1 of every 4 persons gets dyspepsia at some time.

Source

Evaluation and Management of Dyspepsia by OV Bazaldua, Pharm.D., and FD Schneider, M.D., M.S.P.H (American Family Physician October 15, 1999, http://www.aafp.org/afp/991015ap/1773.html)

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 02/14
Created: 10/99

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