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Idiopathic gastroparesis

Idiopathic gastroparesis: Introduction

Idiopathic gastroparesis: In many patients a cause of the gastroparesis cannot be found and the disorder is termed idiopathic gastroparesis. More detailed information about the symptoms, causes, and treatments of Idiopathic gastroparesis is available below.

Symptoms of Idiopathic gastroparesis

  • Feeling of fullness after only a few bites of food
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Vague stomach pain
  • Weight loss due to a decreased appetite
  • more symptoms...»

Treatments for Idiopathic gastroparesis

  • Dietary changes may be helpful and include eating several small meals each day rather than three large meals. Symptoms of gastroparesis may improve with treatment using medications prescribed by a doctor. Erythromycin is an antibiotic that can also speed up stomach emptying
  • more treatments...»

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Idiopathic gastroparesis: Complications

Review possible medical complications related to Idiopathic gastroparesis:

  • Fluctuations in blood glucose due to unpredictable digestion times
  • General malnutrition due to the symptoms of the disease
  • Intestinal obstruction due to the formation of
  • Bacterial infection due to overgrowth in undigested food
  • more complications...»

Causes of Idiopathic gastroparesis

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Idiopathic gastroparesis: Undiagnosed Conditions

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More information about Idiopathic gastroparesis

  1. Idiopathic gastroparesis: Introduction
  2. Symptoms
  3. Causes
  4. Treatments
  5. Misdiagnosis
  6. Home Testing
  7. Types
  8. Complications
 

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