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What forms of treatment are available for delayed gastrict emptying?

What forms of treatment are available for delayed gastrict emptying?

Promotility Drugs: Metoclopramide is a common drug that helps with GI motility. An antiobiotic, erythromycin, has also been shown to help GI movement. See a doctor to get to the source of delayed gastric emptying and which med may be appropriate for you. ...Read more

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After treatment for testicular cancer with etoposide and cisplatin can you develop a delay in gastric emptying? Will this go away?

After treatment for testicular cancer with etoposide and cisplatin can you develop a delay in gastric emptying? Will this go away?

Good Q, but...: First, I would like to salute you for well coping with the care for testicular cancer. However, there would be no straight answer to your Q since life is a one-way street of accumulation, modification, & continuation. Hence, discuss this with your doc; that is most logical to do. Besides, exploring more on life reality will help further on how to cope as in http://formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. ...Read more

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My son has hlhs (a chd), delayed gastric emptying and reactive airway. What meds are available besides bethanechol to help his stomach to empty?

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 more

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Are hypochloridia and delayed gastric emptying linked? Could you point me to any clinical papers please.

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 more

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Can gastric reflux cause delayed gastric emptying? Also can a dairy intolerance cause gastric reflux?

Reflux: Gastroparesis, or delayed gastric emptying, causes reflux - not the other way around dairy intolerance can cause increased gas and more gas means more burping and more burping means more reflux. ...Read more

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Can Gallbladder hypokinesis cause Delayed Gastric Emptying? Will having Gallbladder removed possibly fix the delayed Gastric emptying? Thank you

Can Gallbladder hypokinesis cause Delayed Gastric Emptying?  Will having Gallbladder removed possibly fix the delayed Gastric emptying? Thank you

No: Gall bladder dyskinesis and delayed gastric emptying are separate entities. Having the gall bladder removed may improve your symptoms but will not not fix delayed gastric emptying. ...Read more

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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?

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

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Can PPIs cause delayed gastric emptying? I had 4 cycles of BEP chemo for testicular cancer 1yr ago. Could this also cause delayed emptying long term?

Can PPIs cause delayed gastric emptying? I had 4 cycles of BEP chemo for testicular cancer 1yr ago. Could this also cause delayed emptying long term?

PPIs are Harmless: You are worried about a matter which has nothing to do with Chemotherapy or PPIs. If you can just ignore and quit worrying, you will do fine. Gastric emptying is not in our control. it all depends on the type of food you eat. Avoid meals heavy in Fat(fried/greasy foods) and high sugar containing dishes, the food will leave your stomach in 3 hours instead of 6 hours(fatty foods stick around longer) ...Read more

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Subacute thyroiditis, only TSH high 7 but other all normal. Have hypo symptoms. Doc says symp r not due to thyroid. Delay in gastric emptying related ?

Subacute thyroiditis, only TSH high 7 but other all normal. Have hypo symptoms. Doc says symp r not due to thyroid. Delay in gastric emptying related ?

Subacute thyroiditis: If your TSH is high and your other thyroid lab values (thyroid hormone levels) are normal, this means that you have subclinical hypothyroidism. Hypothyroidism has been shown to cause delayed gastric emptying. Hopefully as your thyroid lab values return to normal your gastric symptoms will normalize as well. ...Read more

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Can gallbladder hypokinesis cause breastbone to be extremely sore with gas entrapment?Can omeprazole cause delayed gastric emptying?Gas trap solution?

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 more

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Does excess gastrin reduce stomach motility which delays gastric emptying?

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 more

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Is it bad to delay treatment for arm injury?

Is it bad to delay treatment for arm injury?

Depends on injury?: Vascular injury could cause an amputation, a muscle tear will heal by itself. Joint fractures are ones that you do not want to neglect because reducing it and fixing it can decrease the incidence of arthritis. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

What is the treatment for gross motor delay?

Several: Many different treatments for motor delay. Physical and occupational therapy are both commonly used. Talk with your pediatrician for advice as to what would be best for you. ...Read more

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Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Whats the best treatment for delayed sleep pattern. ?

Delayed Sleep Phase: The best treatment for delayed sleep phase is the one that works for you. Treatment includes improving sleep hygiene by maintaining a regular sleep schedule, avoiding caffeine, alcohol and tobacco and stimulating activity close to bedtime. Chronotherapy, delaying bedtime in increments, light exposure in am, and melatonin supplements are additional treatment options. ...Read more

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What is some treatment for delayed sleep phase syndrome?

What is some treatment for delayed sleep phase syndrome?

Hygiene, etc: Improve sleep hygiene, chrontherapy (moving hour of sleep back systematically), bright light therapy, or melatonin. See . ...Read more

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What type of problems if any could come reading a webr b fx as a web a could this lead to it being given different treatment which may delay healing?

What type of problems if any could come  reading a webr b fx as a web a could this lead to it being given different treatment which may delay healing?

Ankle fracture: Weber a or b is a classification of the level of your fracture. Meaning below the level, at the level or above the level of your joint. What's important to know if there is displacement of the fracture fragment. That will tell you if you need surgery or just treated with a cast. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for delayed puberty?

What is the treatment for delayed puberty?

Rx delayed puberty : If a girl hasn't started breast development by 12-13 yo, a full endocrine work up is necessary first. Generally, estrogen would be started if necessary to induce puberty. Boys after age 14 yo may be eligible for testosterone induction of puberty following a full endocrine evaluation for a boy who is still prepubertal by age 14. ...Read more

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What is the treatment for developmental delay?

Depends: It really depends on the area of delay...Motor delay, learning differences etc. There is physical therapy and occupational therapy for motor problems. Speech therapy for speech problems etc. The treatment depends on the delay. ...Read more