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What is Gastroparesis?

What is Gastroparesis?

  • Gastroparesis: Slow stomach emptying from stomach nerve damage.
  • Gastroparesis: Chronic delayed gastric emptying. Gastroparesis may be caused by motor dysfunction or paralysis of STOMACH muscles or may be associated with other systemic diseases such as DIABETES MELLITUS.
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Gastroparesis: Introduction

Types of Gastroparesis:

Types of Gastroparesis:

Broader types of Gastroparesis:

How serious is Gastroparesis?

Complications of Gastroparesis: see complications of Gastroparesis

What causes Gastroparesis?

Causes of Gastroparesis: see causes of Gastroparesis
Causes of Gastroparesis: Gastroparesis is the result of damage to the vagus nerve, which controls the movement of food through the digestive system. Instead of the food moving through the digestive tract normally, it is retained in the stomach. (Source: excerpt from Gastroparesis and Diabetes: NIDDK)

What are the symptoms of Gastroparesis?

Symptoms of Gastroparesis: see symptoms of Gastroparesis

Complications of Gastroparesis: see complications of Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Gastroparesis.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Gastroparesis.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Gastroparesis: Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Gastroparesis.
Treatments for Gastroparesis: see treatments for Gastroparesis
Research for Gastroparesis: see research for Gastroparesis

Organs Affected by Gastroparesis:

Organs and body systems related to Gastroparesis include:

Name of Gastroparesis

Main name of condition: Gastroparesis

Gastroparesis: Related Conditions

Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Gastroparesis:


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