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Delayed Gastric Emptying
Can achlorhdria cause delayed stomach emptying? How can achlorhdria be reversed and are there any clinical papers on this please.
Sometimes: H. pylori may cause it, and it is reversible if treated. See http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22565637 See https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Achlorhydria for more info--may be caused by hypothyroidism, pernicious anemia, islet cell tumors, zinc and/or iodine deficiency. Recommend seeing a gastroenterologist for complete evaluation. ...Read more
Are hypochloridia and delayed gastric emptying linked? Could you point me to any clinical papers please.
Gastric acid: Hypochlorhydria refers to lack of adequate gastric acid which can lead to inability to absorb vit B12 and pernicious anemia. Delayed gastric emptying(gastroparesis)refers to sluggish emptying of the stomach and occurs in some diabetic patients. The two conditions are not necessarily related. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can gastric reflux cause delayed gastric emptying? Also can a dairy intolerance cause gastric reflux?
Can Gallbladder hypokinesis cause Delayed Gastric Emptying? Will having Gallbladder removed possibly fix the delayed Gastric emptying? Thank you
Can gallbladder hypokinesis cause breastbone to be extremely sore with gas entrapment?Can omeprazole cause delayed gastric emptying?Gas trap solution?
Not usually but can: Biliary dyskinesia usually causes pain under the rib age on right side although pain in upper abdomen, lower chest or back is possible. It is atypical for it to cause extreme soreness in breastbone, sounds more like gastroparesis or GERD related symptoms. A thorough evaluation by a gastroenterologist or general surgeon and further work up is necessary. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
It can: gastrin actually a stimulant to the acid patient with high gastrin level has many ulcers and they could have some thing we called ZOLLINGER-ELLISON SYNDROME. whic hard to treat and could be associated with a tumor in the pancreas, and could be associated with MEN stand for multiple endocrine neoplasm. to answer your question. yes it can effect the gastric motility, and might delay gastric emptying ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
What symptoms do you look for to screen for acid reflux versus delayed gastric emptying in an infant? How does one know when to refer to specialist?
Timing of vomiting: Many children spit up, some a lot. The time after feeding is key for deciding if the stomach has delayed emptying. Infants should have an empty stomach by 2 hours or so after eating, so if a child throws up 4 hrs or more after eating, they likely have delayed emptying. Poor weight gain, poor appetite and cough are all reasons for a referral. Talk to your doctor if you are concerned. ...Read more
My son has hlhs (a chd), delayed gastric emptying and reactive airway. What meds are available besides bethanechol to help his stomach to empty?
Not many: Some people use Erythromycin as well. The problem is that few of these medicines have been studied in children, and fewer (if any) in children with chd. But i've used Erythromycin in a few of my hlhs patients and not had a problem. Please discuss this with the pediatrician and cardiologist. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
50 year old female with IBS diverticulitis/ delayed gastric emptying/ the bloating, pain diarrhea and nausea making me miss work any suggestions?
Too complex for this: You clearly have multiple complicated issues. The.Se can not be dealt with in this forum. You need personal medical attention to address these issues. ...Read more
I lost 23 lbs 10 months ago, no abnormality in blood work, i get nausea post big or fatty meals & feel like throwing up, sometimes constipation and less often diarrhea, delayed gastric emptying?
Probably not: I will think in two diagnosis. Gallbladder disease and gastritis/peptic ulcer disease. I will start with an abdominal ultrasound and a hida scan for a complete structural and functional gallbladder study. If negative a endoscopy to r/o intragastric conditions like gastritis. For now avoid fatty, spicy and large meals. Eat 6 small meals a day. See your doctor for a good history and physical. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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