Gastroparesis - Testing

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

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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 ...

Gastroparesis being genetic

DonnaD718
  • By DonnaD718 · Posted March 4, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Does anyone know of any researchers that are interested in gastroparesis being a genetic disorder? I have a cousin diagnosed with GP in 1995, I was diagnosed in 2008, and one of my sisters was diagnosed ...

Medical Mystery

pikamonster
  • By pikamonster · New reply March 1, 2014
  • 9 replies
  • Hi, I'm 20 years old with a handful of minor illnesses like non-alcoholic fatty liver, kidney stones, IBS and minor foot deformity from scar tissue build up. The issue with these minor illnesses is they ...

pH Capsule Test

CountryMon50
  • By CountryMon50 · Posted February 22, 2014
  • 0 replies
  • Hi I read an article about this test. I am wondering has anybody had it done? and What do you benefit from it. I found this website and this doctor recommends it. http://drcalapai.net/contact/contact-us ...

gastroparesis gone

nikki98789
  • By nikki98789 · New reply January 4, 2014
  • 4 replies
  • so about a year ago i was diagnosed with gastroparesis through a gastric emptying scan now a couple weeks ago i had another gastric emptying scan which came back normal.. now this would be good except ...

Motility?

Kings-child
  • By Kings-child · New reply October 14, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Good evening all, I was diagnosed with sever GP in July. I have slowly managed to get my weight stabilized, increase my diet and am feeling better all the time. I recently went the the Mayo clinic of ...

Role of the Vagus nerve with regard to GP

smorgantx
  • By smorgantx · New reply October 13, 2013
  • 18 replies
  • My daughter was diagnosed with GP about six months after being in a car collision, where she was hit from behind while stopped at a light. The guy who slammed into her without braking and totaled his ...

GES

MargieG
  • By MargieG · New reply October 3, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • I wanted to see if there's anyone out there has had normal emptying studies? I am curious after my 2nd test came back normal. Just wanted to know what nakedness ate your normal test ...

Appointment at the Mayo Clinic

mogalily
  • By mogalily · New reply July 13, 2013
  • 3 replies
  • I finally got my appointment at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, MN! It's scheduled for August 26. They told me I would be there anywhere from 5-8 days. Has anyone been to the mayo clinic before? I'm not ...

Your experiences at Mayo Clinic

computerman
  • By computerman · New reply May 15, 2013
  • 4 replies
  • Hey everyone, Has any of you gone to Mayo Clinic and what are your experiences? I'm thinking of either to talk to Dr. Koch, who a lot of you guys are familiar with, or go to Mayo Clinic and see someone ...

Had my 2nd Gastric Emptying Study today--I KNEW IT!!!

everythingishorrible
  • By everythingishorrible · New reply April 22, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • I just got home from my second GES. I had the radiologist talking quite a bit to update me on what was going on in my tummy, and I watched the screen, which I don't think they're supposed to let you do ...

Does Anyone Know of Financial Assistance to see Specialist?

chele8367
  • By chele8367 · New reply February 23, 2013
  • 2 replies
  • Hello everyone. My name is Michele and I'm looking for financial assistance to make a trip to see a very good specialist. He's nearly 5 hours away and wants to do several tests/possible procedure while ...

Does anyone have experience with Mayo Clinic??

Sunbeam72
  • By Sunbeam72 · Posted February 19, 2013
  • 0 replies
  • Hi there. I am new to the GP dx as well and I can't seem to find any relief from the constant nausea and retching. I've been prescribed Zofran 8 mg 4 x day, Domperidone with every food I manage to eat ...

gastroparesis got a little better?

nikki98789
  • By nikki98789 · New reply January 30, 2013
  • 5 replies
  • i had 2 gastric emptying scans about 3 months apart. from the first one to the second one it showed that my gastroparesis got 3% better. what doe this mean ...

Should we have the gastric delay study done on daughter??

Dkaj
  • By Dkaj · New reply September 10, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • Wanting to get some advice on whether I should have the gastric delay testing done on my 6 y/o daughter. Not sure if I'm just overly worried. Daughter's HX is Milk/Soy intolerant as baby. She was put ...

Antroduodenal Manometry

mandaneedsanswers
  • By mandaneedsanswers · New reply September 1, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • Hi so still fairly new to this but so far have gotten a lot more help . My GI doctor reffered me to a specialist in San Francisco . I havent met him or even had a consultaion but am scheduled for an Antroduodenal ...

New to Group.

killaredhead09
  • By killaredhead09 · New reply August 15, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • Hi there, I am sorry this is so long, but I am pretty desperate for some answers. I am a 20yr old female, and I have been battling what I believe to be as Gastroparesis for most of my life. I have always ...

Autonomic neuropathy

betsybabe
  • By betsybabe · New reply July 30, 2012
  • 9 replies
  • I have has gastroparesis for several years now. It went misdiagnosed for 10 years. I just got test results back showing I have autonomic neuropathy. I have searched the internet and have been unable to ...

IGF-1

brensfl06
  • By brensfl06 · Posted July 30, 2012
  • 0 replies
  • Can someone tell me more about the IGF-1 testing and how it relates to the GP ...

botox 1st time

lovetoeat
  • By lovetoeat · New reply July 16, 2012
  • 5 replies
  • I had botox injections and 1 hr into recovery ate crackers and juice. With in 5-10 min, i starting vomiting. Has this happened to anyone else? I was told because that happened, the shots weren't successfull ...

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