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A 29-year-old female asked:

With ehlers danlos hypermobility caused gerd, gastritis, esophagitis does it need to betreated ddifferently. omeprazole carafate (sucralfate) not working?

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Dr. Gerald Mandell
Nuclear Medicine 52 years experience
If gastroparesis: High prevalence of GI manifestations including severe chronic constipation , irritable bowel syndrome , acid reflux or gastroesophageal reflux disease, and/or chronic abdominal pain . Gastroparesis , slow gastric emptying, is also seen. If this is present as well as reflux then medication has to be taken to speed up stomach. Gastroparesis is usually diagnosed by nuclear gastric emptying test.

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Last updated Jun 10, 2014

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