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Diseases » Nonulcer dyspepsia » Summary
 

What is Nonulcer dyspepsia?

What is Nonulcer dyspepsia?

A type of indigestion or dyspepsia not caused by peptic ulcers. The symptoms are often similar to dyspepsia caused by ulcers such as ...more »

  • Nonulcer dyspepsia: Persistent indigestion not caused by a peptic ulcer.

Nonulcer dyspepsia: Introduction

Types of Nonulcer dyspepsia:

Types of Nonulcer dyspepsia:

Broader types of Nonulcer dyspepsia:

How many people get Nonulcer dyspepsia?

Prevalance of Nonulcer dyspepsia: 5.8 million people in the USA 1988 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994)
Prevalance Rate of Nonulcer dyspepsia: approx 1 in 46 or 2.13% or 5.8 million people in USA [about data]
Incidence (annual) of Nonulcer dyspepsia: 444,000 new cases (1975/NIDDK)
Incidence Rate of Nonulcer dyspepsia: approx 1 in 612 or 0.16% or 444,000 people in USA [about data]
Prevalance of Nonulcer dyspepsia: 5.8 million people (1988) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)
Incidence of Nonulcer dyspepsia: Chronic NUD: 444,000 new cases (1975)

Acute NUD: 8.2 million new cases (1988) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)

How serious is Nonulcer dyspepsia?

Deaths for Nonulcer dyspepsia: 49 deaths in the USA 1980s (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994)

What causes Nonulcer dyspepsia?

Causes of Nonulcer dyspepsia: see causes of Nonulcer dyspepsia
Cause of Nonulcer dyspepsia: Possibly caused by muscle spasms

What are the symptoms of Nonulcer dyspepsia?

Symptoms of Nonulcer dyspepsia: see symptoms of Nonulcer dyspepsia

Nonulcer dyspepsia: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Nonulcer dyspepsia.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Nonulcer dyspepsia.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Nonulcer dyspepsia: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Nonulcer dyspepsia.
Treatments for Nonulcer dyspepsia: see treatments for Nonulcer dyspepsia
Research for Nonulcer dyspepsia: see research for Nonulcer dyspepsia

Society issues for Nonulcer dyspepsia

Hospitalizations for Nonulcer dyspepsia: 65,000 in the USA 1980s (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994)

Hospitalization statistics for Nonulcer dyspepsia: The following are statistics from various sources about hospitalizations and Nonulcer dyspepsia:

  • 0.25% (31,282) of hospital consultant episodes were for dyspepsia in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 98% of hospital consultant episodes for dyspepsia required hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 42% of hospital consultant episodes for dyspepsia were for men in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 58% of hospital consultant episodes for dyspepsia were for women in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
  • 6% of hospital consultant episodes for dyspepsia required emergency hospital admission in England 2002-03 (Hospital Episode Statistics, Department of Health, England, 2002-03)
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Hospitalizations for Nonulcer dyspepsia: 65,000 (1980's) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)
Physician office visits for Nonulcer dyspepsia: 800,000 in the USA 1980s (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994) Physician office visits for Nonulcer dyspepsia: 800,000 (1980's) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)
Prescriptions for Nonulcer dyspepsia: 649,000 in the USA 1985 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994)
Prescriptions for Nonulcer dyspepsia: 649,000 (1985) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)
Disability from Nonulcer dyspepsia: 42,000 in the USA 1983-87 (Digestive diseases in the United States: Epidemiology and Impact NIH Publication No. 94-1447, 1994
Disability from Nonulcer dyspepsia: Chronic NUD: 42,000 people (1983-87) (Source: excerpt from Digestive Diseases Statistics: NIDDK)

Organs Affected by Nonulcer dyspepsia:

Organs and body systems related to Nonulcer dyspepsia include:

Name and Aliases of Nonulcer dyspepsia

Main name of condition: Nonulcer dyspepsia

Other names or spellings for Nonulcer dyspepsia:

NUD

Dyspepsia functional Source - Diseases Database

Nonulcer dyspepsia: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Nonulcer dyspepsia:

  • Type B nonatrophic gastritis
  • Superficial nonatrophic gastritis
  • Diffuse antral nonatrophic gastritis
  • Chronic antral nonatrophic gastritis
  • Interstitial-follicular nonatrophic gastritis
  • Hypersecretory nonatrophic gastritis
  • Type A atrophic gastritis
  • Diffuse corporal atrophic gastritis
  • Pernicious anemia-associated gastritis
  • Metaplastic atrophic gastritis
 

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