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Gerry woke up with such epigastric pain that his wife had to rush him to the nearby hospital where he was

admitted. In Gerry 's charts the following 6 SYMPTOMS was recorded 1. Pain in epigastric region 2. Gerry 's stools : darker color compared to the usual brown color. 3. Gerry looks vary pale and seems to have no energy 4. Gerry is a smoker: 2 packs of cigarettes a day 5. Gerry has been drinking over 3 beers and other alcoholic beverages , a day for long time 6. Gerry to alleviate the recurring pain has been treating himself with a variety of NSAIDS Based on the 6 symptoms listed, A.What do you think the diagnosis is ? RELATE to each symptoms - meaning what does EACH symptom indicate and why B. What specific test MUST be done to confirm the DIAGNOSIS? C. Why was he admitted? to avoid what ? or what is the real danger of this problem?

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