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Old 09-08-2006, 06:26 PM   #1
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Stomach issue.

Hello, Ever since my parents came home ( any many times in the past to) I have been experienceing bouts of nasuea heart burn indigestion , semi constipation .. burning feelings (lots of those ) weightloss (10 - 20 lbs actually though I was over weight a bit) etc .. I have infact been to the dr and she thinks* without running one test its Gastritis .. Does anyone out there have any ideas? Even some natural supplement ideas would help..sigh thanks! (PS my pain is mostly on the left)

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Old 09-09-2006, 09:51 AM   #2
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Re: Stomach issue.

Sounds to me like Gastroparesis.

Ask your doc to run a GES study on you-- tell her that someone mentioned Gastroparesis and you read up on it, and that it sounds so familiar with what you're going through.

I have it and my doc, too also thought Gastritis, but it wasn't.

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Old 09-09-2006, 01:05 PM   #3
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Re: Stomach issue.

by GES do you mean Gastric empyting? Gastroparesis sounds fimiliar I think when I was younger my pedi. gastro enterologist diganosed me with slow emptying is that the same thing? But yes what is a GES Study?

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Old 09-11-2006, 01:40 PM   #4
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Re: Stomach issue.

ok anytime you hear the word "Gastroparesis" or "slow emptying digestion"--- btw GES means Gastric Emptying Study (it's done with 1 scrambled eggs and a drink of water...inside the egg is this radioactive material that the camera can see. You lie on this flatbed and look at the monitor. The point is to get the egg from point A (top) to point b (bottom)...mine never moved 20mins, 60mins, 120mins 240mins...then took me back to my room, then a day later they brought me back and it was STILL on the TOP. THey thought it was werid, so they waited over the weekend (it was friday)...by monday, they put me under and it's 1/4 the way out of 4/4 (whole way). DAMN But anyway...

that's a clue that YOU or whoeever you heard that from has it.

If you were diagnosed with it as a youngster, chances are you have it now. It's sad, but true.

THe only way for it to correct itself is to one repair the stomach & add the stomach pacemaker or medicine. Now sometimes medicine doesn't help at all, and that's when you know you're at the severe end stage of Gastroparesis.

I myself am at the end stage. I can't eat food by mouth...if I do, I must puke it up immediately the (bulimic way) or else suffer the consequeces of nausea, endless night vomiting/dry heaving.

I don't have a life. I'm energyless, If I exert myself for a day, then the next 4 days is spent in bed. I feel like I"m dying even though I know it isn't true, it just has that "tiredness, wornout, pain like you wouldn't believe etc..."

I have 2 tubes (G & J) G-tubes is for venting any acidicy out (to prevent total nausea)...the J-tube is for feedings & medicine.
I'm sorry for taking over your thread, I just wanted you to know that if you guys were ever at one point diagnosed with Gastroparesis...then take it seriously and see a GI specialist who specializes in Gastroparesis.

To forewarn you, there is NOT much doctors that does know about this nor know how to treat this. The better you are with the doctor who DOES know, the better you are. There has been some horror stories from doctors who didn't know and their patient died

t'care... oh again btw- I was diagnosed with Gastritis, then 1 yr later they found out they were wrong and it was Gastroparesis. Does that not tell you anything??

t'care all
jen

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Old 09-11-2006, 11:52 PM   #5
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Re: Stomach issue.

well ive been sucessfully terrified.. I also have bad anxiety problems so now ill I can see is that outcome or death sigh.. Well im going to just contact my old gastroent. and talk to him .

 
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