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How do you treat gastroparesis?

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Dr. Hillel Naon
Pediatrics - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Depends on severity

You can eat smaller meals more frequently.
Avoid fatty foods. Consult a gastroenterologist regarding medical treatment, pending severity of your symptoms.

In brief: Depends on severity

You can eat smaller meals more frequently.
Avoid fatty foods. Consult a gastroenterologist regarding medical treatment, pending severity of your symptoms.
Dr. Hillel Naon
Dr. Hillel Naon
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology

In brief: Gastroparesis Rx

Diet: avoid roast beef, stringy foods (celery, asparagus, cabbage etc.
) careful use of rotating medications and never daily. I alternate Erythromycin and metoclopramide, using each for 2-3 days per 2-week period, ie med for 2-3 days, then none, then the other for 2-3 days, then none etc. Optimizing diabetes management and excluding correctable causes (eg thyroid replacement) also important...

In brief: Gastroparesis Rx

Diet: avoid roast beef, stringy foods (celery, asparagus, cabbage etc.
) careful use of rotating medications and never daily. I alternate Erythromycin and metoclopramide, using each for 2-3 days per 2-week period, ie med for 2-3 days, then none, then the other for 2-3 days, then none etc. Optimizing diabetes management and excluding correctable causes (eg thyroid replacement) also important...
Dr. Vivek Huilgol
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