Overview

Gastroparesis is a disorder that occurs when the stomach takes too long to empty the food inside. This disorder, also known as delayed gastric emptying, is a result of weak or abnormal muscles in the stomach. Right now there's no cure for[read article]

Tests for Delayed gastric emptying

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Gastrointestinal Manometry
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An esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) test is performed to examine the lining of your esophagus. The esophagus is the muscular tube that connects your throat to your ...  More
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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Electrogastrogram
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Barium Swallow
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Ultrasound scans use high-frequency sound waves to capture images and video. This helps doctors view portions of the body's interior without making an incision...  More
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Medical Procedures for Delayed gastric emptying

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Parenteral nutrition, also known as intravenous feeding, is a method of getting nutrition into the body through the veins.  More
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Keep Blood Glucose under Control
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Surgical Procedures for Delayed gastric emptying

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Implantation of Gastric Electrical Stimulation Device
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Gastroenterostomy
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Gastrectomy is the removal of part or all of the stomach. There are three main types of gastrectomy: partial gastrectomy, removal of the lower half of the stom...  More
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Jejunostomy
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Prescribed Medications for Delayed gastric emptying

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ERYTHROMYCIN (er ith roe MYE sin) is a macrolide antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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METOCLOPRAMIDE (met oh kloe PRA mide) is used to treat the symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) like heartburn. It is also used to treat people with s...  More
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PROCHLORPERAZINE (proe klor PER a zeen) helps to control severe nausea and vomiting. This medicine is also used to treat schizophrenia. It can also help patients wh...  More
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Over the Counter Medications for Delayed gastric emptying

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PROCHLORPERAZINE (proe klor PER a zeen) helps to control severe nausea and vomiting. This medicine is also used to treat schizophrenia. It can also help patients wh...  More
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Self Care for Delayed gastric emptying

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Eat Small Frequent Meals
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Dietary Restriction
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