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I found a cause and cure for idiopathic gastroparesis

Davidsmom
  • By Davidsmom · New reply 3:18 am
  • Discussion in CIP - Treatment options · 15 replies
  • I've suffered for 5 years after having all the tests and gone as far as a bypass and nissen before that to get rid of it. We're just finding out that any abdominal surgery mine was an emergency section ...

Sorry It Has Been So Long time since my last post 4/16/2014

littlewhitedove35
  • By littlewhitedove35 · New reply 2:35 am
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • since my last post I have had 6 feeding tube changes, I got my AFO's , today I got the news that my walking issues my be repairable with back surgery. They are telling me that my back is messing up due ...

Does Beano help with GP bloating & gas?

ann2tie

Looking for Motility Specialist

dfrancka
  • By dfrancka · New reply yesterday at 5:29 pm
  • Discussion in Living with gastroparesis or CIP · 1 reply
  • I live in Missouri and I was wondering if anyone knew of any Motility Specialists. I have the University of Kansas Medical Center 30 minutes away from me but can't go there because of Insurance. Any suggestions ...

Sometimes I wish I didn't know...

gacsmom
  • By gacsmom · New reply yesterday at 1:11 pm
  • Journal · 1 reply
  • Does that make sense? Sometimes I wish I could go back to the days when I thought I was just getting the stomach flu over and over....that I just wasn't clearing it for some reason. I was sick, sure ...

gastroparesis

juliesfrogs
  • By juliesfrogs · Posted yesterday at 10:53 am
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  • I was diagnosed over a yr ago, have had it for about 3 yrs. I am going to get the stomach neurostimulator on May 1st. Does anyone have the stomach pacemaker? And what do you think ...

Constipation...with GP

ann2tie
  • By ann2tie · New reply yesterday at 7:39 am
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Newly diagnosed · 2 replies
  • Does anyone out there have any suggestions for something I can take for constipation caused by GP? Please don't tell me to take Milk of Magnesia, it has always given me TERRIBLE cramps. Should I try prune ...

im not crazy!

adriaj
  • By adriaj · New reply yesterday at 5:10 am
  • Journal · 7 replies
  • I was just diagnosed today with gastropersis, and let me tell you I've never been so relieved to be sick. I can clarify by saying i was told it was a bug, food poisoning our it was in my head. I knew ...

Visit to hematologist & pulmonologist

candacepoet
  • By candacepoet · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 19 replies
  • Well, I went for my six month checkup at the hematologist today, and it looks like I have iron deficiency anemia again, so I will be going into the City for two ferritin infusions. No big deal, and could ...

Boost VHC Drink - 530 Calories

Duvie
  • By Duvie · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 67 replies
  • Thanks to a lovely lady battling ALS, I have found out about this new Boost high- calorie drink to pass on to those struggling to maintain or to gain weight. Check it out online. Take special notice to ...

"A wake-up call from a young e-patient: 'I need to be heard'”

John2
  • By John2 · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Journal · 0 replies
  • From: John Novack, Communications Director, Inspire 4/15/14 Dear members, I am writing to share with you a new guest column in "Scope," the Stanford University School of Medicine's medical blog: "A wake-up ...

Diagnose me :-(

exotec
  • By exotec · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Newly diagnosed · 3 replies
  • I am mortally confused. I mean, especially so... not my "usual confusion"! lol I've had scleroderma-associated GERD for quite a while (2-3 years at least). I've had 3 esophageal stretchings for a stricture ...

viral infection and gastroparesis

Kre
  • By Kre · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Newly diagnosed · 3 replies
  • Hi, my 4 year old daughter was diagnosed 2 months ago with GP and it had seemed to get better. Her sister had the 12 hour "flu bug" and 3 days later my 4 year old with GP was sick and everything is bad ...

G-J Tube

KillaPenguin
  • By KillaPenguin · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Treatment options · 2 replies
  • Hey y'all...this might get a little long and I apologize for that, but I'd like some info and advice. I have a gastric pacemaker, since day 1 it has caused me excruciating pain 24/7. Then some times it ...

new and overwhelmed

mamamoo
  • By mamamoo · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Newly diagnosed · 11 replies
  • Hi all, I was diagnosed with gastroparesis last week after a week long hospital stay. I can't keep anything down except bouillon, gatorade, and saltines. I have been going through the different stages ...

Gastroparesis & Over the counter medications

ann2tie
  • By ann2tie · Posted April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Newly diagnosed · 0 replies
  • I am newly diagnosed with Gastroparesis. My Gastro Doc told me not to take Tylenol for my Fibromyalgia pain; however, my Internist told me I could take it. Which is it??? I try to get by on OTC medications ...

Does anyone else have this symptom with GP???

ann2tie
  • By ann2tie · New reply April 15, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Newly diagnosed · 4 replies
  • Sometimes while having a bad attack I get a rapid heart beat with a bad headache in the forehead area. Does anyone else have this symptom? I've read once on a blog that someone else did have this. I had ...

My doctor told me to start Linzess...thoughts?

Horses4321
  • By Horses4321 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Treatment options · 2 replies
  • Hello, I have had gastroenteritis since i was in high school and have been able to somehow manage it until now. I went to the doctor and she said i should take Linzess. I have been on it for a couple ...

Gastrectomy

Bbolton0726
  • By Bbolton0726 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Treatment options · 3 replies
  • After just spending 5 days in the hospital due to complications of GP, all my doctors are in agreement that a gastrectomy is the best course of treatment for my GP. I was diagnosed with GP in late 2008 ...

Thoughts on Reglan

Thudack1210
  • By Thudack1210 · New reply April 14, 2014
  • Discussion in Gastroparesis - Treatment options · 4 replies
  • Hello all, Looking for some feedback. My GI has suggested Reglan if my symptoms do not soon improve. I am very hesitant due to the known side effects. But at this point I am on a liquid diet almost 24/7 ...

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