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What Can I Do To Reduce My Risk For Gastroparesis Complications
Several things: If you are a diabetic, you should attempt very tight control of blood sugars. You should consume a low fat diet. Avoid the use of narcotic pain pills or other medications which slow gastric motility. There are medications which can help; you should consult with a gastroenterologist who treats gastroparesis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Complications rare.: Gastroparesis is a broad term to describe delayed gastric emptying and can result in a variety of symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, early satiety, abdominal pain and bloating. There are rare adherent complications of and those most commonly occur as as a consequences of poor nutritional intake. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Malnutrition: Untreated gastroparesis can cause nausea, indigestion, and fullness or bloating. It can lead to weight loss and malnutrition. Gastroparesis can be caused by medications such as prescription pain pills. It can be a complication of diabetes, or occur on its own (idiopathic). There are medications which work in some patients, but treatment can be difficult. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Here are some…: Gastroparesis may occur as an isolated event or just a part of systemic malfunction of autonomic nervous system. If its occurrence is associated with poor absorption leading to dehydration, naturally, urine excretion will be decreased so to urinate less in volume & frequency. At times, the function of bladder emptying may also occur. If so, such patients will urinate more often but less volume. ...Read more
Water absorption has reduced N so reduced urination,reduced appetite(renal function normal).looks like gastroparesis.how to improve water absorption?
Here are some…: 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
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
Going to be having a total hysteterectomy and have gastroparesis. Are there any additional risks for undergoing general anethesia with gastroparesis?
Depend on medication: Unfortunately the medical treatment for gastroparesis is limited both in terms of efficacy and safety profile. Macrolide antibiotics has been associated with QT prolongation. Cisapride is no longer available in the US b/c of sudden death. Reglan has the potential for devastating neurologic side effects. Domperidone has fewer side effects but not approved for use in the US. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
How high is the risk of choking (on food) while under anesthetics if you have gastroparesis and frequent acid reflux?
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