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Is it true that only diabetics get gastroparesis?

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Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Internal Medicine - Diabetology
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In brief: No

Diabetes is the most common cause of gastroparesis but is is not the only cause.

In brief: No

Diabetes is the most common cause of gastroparesis but is is not the only cause.
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
Dr. Andrew Rhinehart
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Dr. Vivek Huilgol
There are many causes. By the way avoid daily metoclopramide - often prescribed BUT it can have serious irreversible side effects. There are better dietary and medication strategies - I believe I've addressed this issue before - please see my earlier answers.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: No

Not true. Gastroparesis can occur in non-diabetics.

In brief: No

Not true. Gastroparesis can occur in non-diabetics.
Dr. Quang Nguyen
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