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MKSAP 19 Q & A
A 40-year-old man is evaluated following discharge 6 weeks after hospitalization for an episode of upper gastrointestinal bleeding. During hospitalization, a proton pump inhibitor was initiated and subsequent upper endoscopy showed a healing Mallory-Weiss tear. He is currently asymptomatic. His only medication is omeprazole.
Physical examination findings are normal.
Which of the following is the most appropriate management?
A: Barium esophagography
B: Discontinuation of omeprazole
C: Helicobacter pylori testing
D: Upper endoscopy