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

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

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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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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Had my insulin levels checked and it is 35 which i was told is high? Could this have caused my gastroparesis? Have an appt w/ GI in jan.

Gastroparesis: A sluggish (gastroparetic) stomach in diabetics is more a function of the disease duration & adequacy of glycemic control than Insulin levels. As with any diabetic neuropathy, the nerves that control stomach emptying (vagal parasympathetics) are affected adversely & associated release of motilin may be altered. Symptoms include: epigastric fullness, nausea, bloating, & vomiting after meals. ...Read more

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Unexplained chronic vomiting over one year; no psychogenic cause; mild gastroparesis; removed gallbladder; intermittent pelvic/lower abd. Pain; cause?

Unexplained chronic vomiting over one year; no psychogenic cause; mild gastroparesis; removed gallbladder; intermittent pelvic/lower abd. Pain; cause?

Look for Appendix: There is a sac close to appendix it is called meckel diverticulum. It contains same inner lining as stomach. It is hard to diagnose. Ct scan should be done to see if there is some stool stuck in appendix called fecolith. ...Read more

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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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Can Alzheimer's cause gastroparesis?

It can be related: The dementing brain and the aging body are connected. When the 'thinking' function of the brain starts to seriously decline than bodily functions like swallowing, voiding, bowel elimination can also go down in a parallel fashion. As always, be on the lookout for other issues that could be causing the gastroparesis unrelated to the dementia. ...Read more

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Does bydureon cause gastroparesis like victoza (liraglutide) does?

Bydureon (exenatide) Side Effect: Go to the following web site. http://www.drugs.com/sfx/bydureon-side-effects.html. ...Read more