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Do people with gastroparesis usually stay in the hospital?

Do people with gastroparesis usually stay in the hospital?

No: Gastroparesis is a common condition where the stomach empties more slowly than normal. There is a wide range of diversity of this delay and symptoms. Some patients may require periodic hospitalization, but most of the care is outpatient based. ...Read more

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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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What to expect of gastroparesis besides pain, constip, vomiting, dehydration, malnutrition? Also pleuritis? Home care sugg. Tired of hospitals.

Gastroparesis: First of all why do you have gastroparesis at this age ? Are you a diabetic? If so get sugar control, there are medicines you can try. Eat small frequent meals , keep food diary some type of food stays longer in the stomach. If have not seen a gastroenterologist. Get a GI consult ...Read more

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How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

How can I get Domperidone for gastroparesis in the U.S. (NY)?

Compounding pharmacy: Some of your local pharmacies that routinely compound medications may be able to obtain it for you with a doctor's prescription. Good luck-- ...Read more

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Do gastroparesis diets help u get better?

Yes: Overtime yes the special diet gets you better and help the stomach empty better. ...Read more

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Gastroparesis and rapid dumping .... Can u have both?

Gastroparesis and rapid dumping .... Can u have both?

Yes: Gastroparesis is often caused by a tight pylorus valve that makes it difficult for the stomach to properly empty. When the tight pylorus valve finally opens it "dumps" out lots of food rapidly into the intestines which causes abdominal cramping, nausea, diarrhea, and lightheadedness. Opening this valve with laparoscopic pyloroplasty can permanently solve the problem. Botox may temporarily help. ...Read more

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How can I live with gastroparesis?

Small meals: small frequent meals, low in fat. if you are diabetic, control you sugars. medications are available to alleviate symptoms ...Read more

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Can gastroparesis go away on its own?

Typically not: Usually requires medical or surgical treatment. Many cases are due to effects of diabetes. Some are 'idiopathic.' in any event, it does not usually resolve spontaneously. ...Read more

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What can someone with gastroparesis eat?

Liquids: There are different degrees of gastroparesis. Keep in mind, liquids empty faster than solids. Also fat and dairy slow down g.I motility and should be avoided. There is a 3 stage gastroparesis that can be followed depending on the severity of the gastroparesis. ...Read more

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How much fat should my gastroparesis diet include?

How much fat should my gastroparesis diet include?

No set parameters: Consume a low-fat diet (without nondigestible fiber like fruits) and frequent, small meals. As minimal amount of fat as possible. Fat and fiber diet delays stomachs ability to empty fast. ...Read more

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