Past Medical History

This patient’s past medical history includes tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy at age 9, appendectomy at age 19, and several afflictions during adulthood including stomach ulcers and other gastrointestinal problems, breathing difficulties, stiff hip and right leg pain.  He smokes one pack of cigarettes per week and drinks two bottles of wine per week.  He also reports hypersensitivity to penicillin.