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Causes Of Gastroparesis
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
Unexplained chronic vomiting over one year; no psychogenic cause; mild gastroparesis; removed gallbladder; intermittent pelvic/lower abd. Pain; cause?
I have mitochondrial disease that causes severe gastroparesis. Currently I'm on a fairly low rate of an elemental formula through my J-tube, though I've been on TPN previously. I also currently have a PICC for fluids, meds, and occasionally antibiotics.
Yes?: So we see you have multiple problems. What is your question? ...Read more
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
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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