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Lpr,non acidic reflux normal manometery and gastroparesis my two doc advised one PPI with domperodine and another PPI and levosulpride which one safe?

Lpr,non acidic reflux normal manometery and gastroparesis my two doc advised one PPI with domperodine and another PPI and levosulpride which one safe?

Perhaps Levosulpride: Neither drug is approved for use in the U.S. Levosulpride is an antipsychotic drug also used for functional dyspepsia, reflux and gastroparesis. It is effective but can cause side effects including Tardive dyskinesia. Domperodine is restricted in the U.K. to brief use for nausea and vomiting because of QT prolongation and risk of ventricular fibrillation. ...Read more

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Gastroparesis (Definition)

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


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Water absorption has reduced N so reduced urination,reduced appetite(renal function normal).looks like gastroparesis.how to improve water absorption?

Water absorption has reduced N so reduced urination,reduced appetite(renal function normal).looks like gastroparesis.how to improve water absorption?

Here are someā€¦: Physiologically, human body has been "magically" equipped with all kinds of pressure and chemical sensors throughout the wonderful system of automation. So, all average healthy humans can auto-regulate water absorption and excretion without a hitch. More on water drinking? To http://formefirst.com/waterdrink.html. ...Read more

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Swollen neck, underarms, groin lymph nodes, CBC normal, have diabetes and gastroparesis, stomach very tender?

Swollen neck, underarms, groin lymph nodes, CBC normal, have diabetes and gastroparesis, stomach very tender?

Many possibilities: Some causes of swelling can include systemic problems such as hypertension, and problems with the kidneys and localized issues such as arthritis, infection, lymphatic obstruction, blood clots, varicose veins, trauma (fracture, sprain, tendonitis) and side effects to medication. Have it evaluated by a professional and get the appropriate treatment. ...Read more

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What is the best way to keep blood sugar at a normal level in an individual who suffers with gastroparesis?

What is the best way to keep blood sugar at a normal level in an individual who suffers with gastroparesis?

Sugar control: Take medications as prescribed by your physician for management of diabetes. Medications like pramlintide and Byetta are generally avoided in such cases. Make sure you start watching your diet and exercising as well. ...Read more

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I became very ill suddenly. I had EGD and they found Gastritis, Barrett's, and Gastroparesis. Is this normal to have all three develop at one time?

I became very ill suddenly. I had EGD and they found Gastritis, Barrett's, and Gastroparesis. Is this normal to have all three develop at one time?

They developed: over time.Be sure to follow instructions with meds ( what to take and what to avoid)and timely follow-up.Barretts requires watching and biopsies over time. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing all symptoms of gastroparesis including low.Blood sugars had an emptying scan and told it was normal? Help i'm completey miserable

I'm experiencing all symptoms of gastroparesis including low.Blood sugars had an emptying scan and told it was normal?  Help i'm completey miserable

What do you have?: Since you don't have gastroparesis, please elucidate your symptoms for us so we can be of assistance. The GI tract has only a very limited number of responses so your "gastroparesis symptoms" may be altogether something other than a slow stomach, and may even originate outside the gut. Happy to help if you can provide some more information. ...Read more

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My heart rate goes up after meals from my normal 60's-70's to the 90's. Worrisome? I have Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and mild Gastroparesis.

My heart rate goes up after meals from my normal 60's-70's to the 90's. Worrisome? I have Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and mild Gastroparesis.

Normal reflex not: This is a normal reflex NOT related to MCTD. After you eat, a large portion of blood flow is diverted to the stomach & intestines for digestion; it's as if you lose circulating blood volume. To maintain cardiac output to the brain, with less volume, the heart speeds up (volume x heart rate is the output. Decr of one means incr the other). This is the gastrocardiac reflex, & is entirely normal ...Read more

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Do you have a normal life expectancy if you have a feeding tube for gastroparesis?

Do you have a normal life expectancy if you have a feeding tube for gastroparesis?

Depends on...: The basic answer is if you can get optimal nutrition through the tube. I advise against most enteric formulas as they usually contain GMO-derived corn and soy and dairy from cows given hormones and antibiotics. I advise Liquid Hope, an organic feeding tube formula with vegetables etc. You can also add superfood powders like ORAC Energy Greens and fresh pureed soups. You are still what you eat! ...Read more

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My wife is in ESRD. She is currently doing PD. She also suffers from Gastroparesis. She says she feels like her body is poisoned. Is this normal?

My wife is in ESRD. She is currently doing PD. She also suffers from Gastroparesis. She says she feels like her body is poisoned. Is this normal?

In end stage renal: disease, multiple toxins may not be eliminated from the body, and symptoms that are common are a general ill feeling and fatigue, Itching (pruritus) and dry skin, headaches, weight loss without trying and loss of appetite and nausea. Not uncommonly, there can be mental confusion and lack of alertness. Hopefully the dialysis will give some relief. ...Read more

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I lost 10 pounds in 2 months after gallbladder surgery wile using a feeding tube because of gastroparesis is that normal or should i be worried. ?

I lost 10 pounds in 2 months after gallbladder surgery wile using a feeding tube because of gastroparesis is that normal or should i be worried. ?

Weight loss: is always of concern. If most of the weight loss was in the first 2 weeks around the surgery, and your weight has stabilized now it is Ok not to worry. If the weight loss has been steady over the last 2 months, it is of concern and further work up will be needed including malabsorbtive states and full review of your tube feeding formula as well as daily meds- topamax, (topiramate) specifically. ...Read more

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I have post viral gastroparesis normally struggle with cronic constipation but for the past week i've been having yellow diarrhea what the cause?

I have post viral gastroparesis normally struggle with cronic constipation but for the past week i've been having yellow diarrhea what the cause?

Paradoxical diarrhea: Because of your constipation and gastroparesis you may have paradoxical diarrhea where you have overflow diarrhea around the ibstruction caused by the hard stool. You may need a.Series of enemas to get cleaned out. ...Read more

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Lupus, fibro, gastroparesis, non alcholic fatty liver, diverticulosus/itis don't normally drink but I drank alot the other night and really sick since?

Lupus, fibro, gastroparesis, non alcholic fatty liver, diverticulosus/itis don't normally drink but I drank alot the other night and really sick since?

Need exam,blood test: I would suggest you have an exam, and perhaps a blood test of the liver enzymes to see if the liver is inflamed. Sometimes lupus can affect the pancreas as well, and this plus alcohol together would mean the pancreas blood test should be checked too. A good examination is important, and if you are having fever, dark urine, chalk colored stools or severe abdominal pain make sure you are seen soon. ...Read more

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My echo reads trace of mitral&tricuspid valve regurgitation is that normal? Have had chronic fatigue for months - have scleroderma and gastroparesis

My echo reads trace of mitral&tricuspid valve  regurgitation is that normal? Have had chronic fatigue for months - have scleroderma and gastroparesis

Trivial: These findings on an echocardiogram are common and insignificant and shouldn't cause fatigue or any other symptoms. I assume that the rest of the echocardiogram was normal. ...Read more

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I have gastroparesis and had a dobhoff tube put in to assist with nutrition. Is it normal is get a sore throat as the day progresses, and a low fever?

I have gastroparesis and had a dobhoff tube put in to assist with nutrition. Is it normal is get a sore throat as the day progresses, and a low fever?

No, call your Dr.: Are you lying flat in bed during or for about an hour after feeds? That can cause reflux and burning in throat. Low fever usually not related to tf, may be that you are getting an unrelated sore throat to explain both--should contact your dr to be sure everything is ok. ...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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What is gastroparesis?

What is gastroparesis?

'Relative paralysis': The stomach does not empty effectively. There are a number of common causes - especially diabetes, hypothyroidism. But medication side effects can mimic this condition too. Sadly, treatment can be difficult. Avoid regular (daily) use of Metoclopramide as the body develops tolerance to it and possible side-effects from regular use can be devastating. ...Read more

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