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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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Gastroparesis (Definition)

Gastroparesis is a condition where the stomach is not able to empty its contents as effectively, but there is ...Read more


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Does coffee cause gastroparesis?

Does coffee cause gastroparesis?

No: the most common causes of gastroparesis are: diabetes, medications, infections. coffee is not known to cause gastroparesis ...Read more

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What causes episodes of gastroparesis when you have Bulimia? And how long does it take to stop happening after you recover?

What causes episodes of gastroparesis when you have Bulimia? And how long does it take to stop happening after you recover?

Medical supervision : Please see your doctor, such symptoms may need medical supervision to avoid complications. ...Read more

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Been on glp1 meds for dm2 for a while. They work great, but cause bad gastroparesis. Is there a risk of gastroparesis continuing after ending meds?

Been on glp1 meds for dm2 for a while. They work great,  but cause bad gastroparesis. Is there a risk of gastroparesis continuing after ending meds?

Reversible: Delayed gastric emptying related to GLP-1 agonism is reversible and usually resolves within 2-3 days of cessation/stopping. This is why medications as such are stopped 2-3 days prior to completing a gastric empyting study to make sure it doesn't confound/complicate the interpretation. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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What are the best medication used to manage pain caused by gastroparesis?

Pain and gastropares: If you have diagnose gastroparesis with delayed gastric emptying on a gastric emptyings study that rules out obstruction you may have compacted food in your stomach (Bezoar) or even associated peptic ulcer. I would recommend an EGD (upper endoscopy) ...Read more

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I have been diagnosed with gastroparesis. What typically causes this? I am generally healthy.

Slow transit: Simply stating, it is a slowing of the gastric transit. It is usually caused by involvement of the autonomic nervous system, the system that controls the function of various organs without any participation of will or awareness. Your heart beats, but without your direct input. Diabetes is one of the most often cited causes, in addition to scleroderma, bulimia, and parkinson's disease. ...Read more