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Gastroparesis - Newly diagnosed

If you or someone you care for has just been diagnosed with gastroparesis, this is your place to connect with others who have been there. Introduce yourself, ask questions and find support here.

Gastroparesis as a result of surgery

concernedmother1
  • By concernedmother1 · Posted yesterday at 8:23 pm
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  • Hello all, I have a son who developed gastroparesis as a result of a fundoplication for a second hernia operation. I would be interested to hear from anyone who has had this procedure and developed GP ...

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Gastroparesis - Testing

Ask questions and share information about tests used for gastroparesis here. Learn what to expect and what to ask your physicians.

Diagnosis?

pikamonster
  • By pikamonster · New reply April 6, 2014
  • 8 replies
  • So I posted a little while ago as I had suspicions I might have GP. I've now been vomiting for four months, and got a new GI who is acting quickly and shares my concerns. I just wanted to ask about what ...

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Gastroparesis - Treatment options

Discuss treatment options for gastroparesis here -- medication, surgical intervention and nutritional support. Share your experiences with treatments and learn from others who have had them.

Mirtazapine Treatment for Gastroparesis

CountryMon50
  • By CountryMon50 · New reply yesterday at 9:55 am
  • 10 replies
  • I just started a new medication. It is called Mirtazapine. I take it at a very low dose 15mg one tablet at bed time. I did some research and found some interesting info on it. Here is the link I found ...

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CIP - Newly diagnosed

If you or someone you care for has just been diagnosed with CIP, this is your place to connect with others who have been there. Introduce yourself, ask questions and find support here.

successful medications for morning naseau?

cathyq615
  • By cathyq615 · New reply April 8, 2014
  • 5 replies
  • Hi All, Newly diagnosed with gastroparesis , desperate for any suggestions for naseau? Thanks so much, Cathy Q ...

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CIP - Testing

Ask questions and share information about tests used for CIP here. Learn what to expect and what to ask your physicians.

GP AND GALLBLADDER

Josean
  • By Josean · New reply March 15, 2014
  • 3 replies
  • I was diagnosed with GP. 10 years ago. Nausea and pains were the order of the day. I was getting worst and I decided to change my doctor. He sent me to have a HIDA SCAN ( HEPATOBILIARY SCAN ) Impression ...

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CIP - Treatment options

Discuss treatment options for CIP here -- medication, surgical intervention and nutritional support. Share your experiences with treatments and learn from others who have had them.

I found a cause and cure for idiopathic gastroparesis

Davidsmom (Inactive)
  • By Davidsmom (Inactive) · New reply April 17, 2014
  • 14 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 ...

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Diet and nutrition

Discuss diet guidelines and nutritional support for gastroparesis and CIP (including tube feeding) here. Share what works for you and get information and support from fellow patients and caregivers.

Babylynne

BabyLynne
  • By BabyLynne · New reply April 23, 2014
  • 1 reply
  • I don't know what dysautonomia is could some one explain please. Have GP and everything that follows it for 12 years now. Bev ...

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Living with gastroparesis or CIP

Gastric motility disorders have a huge impact on many aspects of ones life. This is your place to connect with others who know what it's like and share practical and emotional support.

Bloating causes shortness of breath

KTCanada
  • By KTCanada · New reply April 21, 2014
  • 2 replies
  • In the past couple of weeks my bloating has been getting worse and worse. Last Thursday I was rushed to the hospital because severe bloating caused me to have breathing problems! It happened after eating ...

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Gp and constant vomiting issues

CountryMon50
  • By CountryMon50 · New reply April 21, 2014
  • 13 replies
  • I woke up feeling okay. Sort off. Yesterday was terrible all day. It is barely 10:30 a.m. and I have thrown up seven times already. That rarely happens so early. Usually by the afternoon I have that ...

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The Belly Press Blog

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