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I Have Gastroparesis

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    The Journey Continues - Yesterday, I finally got the go-ahead to order domperidone from my GI doctor. What I didn't realize was that in order to obtain domperidone legally by...
    blyssbreathe blyssbreathe 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2012

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    Completely Confused - Diagnosed yesterday. Highlight of my week. I am a type 2 diabetic controlling with diet only. I had minor surgery in November 2012. Developed C-Diff. Retired...
    radams47 radams47 66-70 Sep 20, 2013

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    Interesting Survey Out - I found the survey at http://www.livingwithgastroparesis.com/GPSurvey0610.pdf  to be very interesting.  A lot more idiopathic GP than my doctors...
    LiveNew LiveNew 31-35 4 Responses Oct 24, 2010

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    My Gp Life. - I was diagnosed with GP 7 years ago. It has been a long, hard journey, But finally, I've reached a balance. I still have pain and nausea almost daily, despite taking...
    MrsGP MrsGP 26-30 3 Responses Jul 12, 2012

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    Diagnosed Almost 2 Years Ago. - I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis after a stomach emptying study. I was nauseous all the time. I also had stomach cramps so bad it was hard to...
    Raserei21 Raserei21 26-30, M 3 Responses Sep 25, 2013

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    Gastroparesis, Will It Get Worst? Do I Really Want to Know? - Let me start off, i had an eating disorder when i was 14-19.  It was bulimia but i wouldnt vomit i took diet...
    YourBeautifulliar YourBeautifulliar 22-25, F 42 Responses Dec 13, 2008

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    Gastric Stimulator - Hi. So I'm suppose to be getting a gastric stimulator. I was wondering what can I expect? How long will I stay in the hospital? How long will the incision be...
    flooreabby93 flooreabby93 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 24, 2013

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    Trenical For Gastroparesis Treatment - Gastroparesis is a medical condition in which nerve or muscle gets damaged in the stomach that causes slow digestion and emptying, vomiting...
    mariewalter mariewalter 18-21, M Sep 20, 2013

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    And Then......gastroparesis - I have suffered with digestive problems since I was 15. I was told I had ulcers ,then GERD, then a bad gallbladder, then pancreatitis, and then...
    kydeco kydeco 51-55 6 Responses May 3, 2011

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    Anyone Taking Domperidone? - I was recently diagnosed with Gastroparesis after a positive gastric empying test. After some time with symptons of this dreadful condition I suspected...
    gypsiemoth gypsiemoth 46-50, F 10 Responses Jan 20, 2013

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    Erythromycin Anyone - Hi I just started erythromycin. Sick, nauseous and stomach cramps all day. Couldn't get myself to take it tonight. Anyone else w similar results? Does it go...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Oct 13, 2013

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    I've had gastroparesis for a year now and it has basically ended my life, I'm taking raglan 3 times a day and can barely eat solids, I've lost weight, my sugar is all over the map...
    dalya5301 dalya5301 31-35, F 2 Responses Jan 25

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    Glad I'm Not Alone - Hi! I was diagnoed about 6mths ago and thought for sure I would be"cured" by now. I feel like I constantly have the stomach flu. I have two kids and luckly a...
    caralat caralat 36-40, F Feb 27, 2010

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    Hello all, I am new to this message board. I have had issues with my stomach ALL of my life. After a bout with 5 bleeding ulcers, and VERY slow healing, I have been diagnosed...
    donnanae donnanae 41-45, F 1 Response Dec 23, 2013

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    Don't Know What To Do; - I have had stomach troubles for my whole life it seems. I am 18 and have been diagnosed with Hashimoto's disease and gastroparesis. Together they can...
    FreeBurgers FreeBurgers 18-21, F 1 Response Nov 9, 2013

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    I want to help and need help. Just like all of you. I've read alot of the trials and tribulations posted and it's evident that the degrees of this disease are wide. Some people...
    Penske77 Penske77 36-40, M 2 Responses Jan 22

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    Problem Solved - Ever since I was a child I had a hard time eating. I would go a few months fine then BAM! Stomach pain, constant nausea, projectile vomiting. It had been like that...
    Aliiroper Aliiroper 26-30, F 2 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    I Have Gastroparesis - hi my fellow suffers.  I was dignosed with this condition in 2008  my stomach empty's at 5% right now.I have a lot of pain with this condition  can any...
    sambrett sambrett 46-50 6 Responses Feb 4, 2011

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    My Life - Hi. My name is Abby Floore. I was diagnosed with Gastroparesis 7 months ago. Since then I've tried numerous medications and nothing seems to help. My doctor got me on...
    flooreabby93 flooreabby93 18-21, F 8 Responses Oct 5, 2013

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    I had my gallbladder removed about a month ago because it was only working at a rate of 11%. I have noticed some improvement but I still have to be careful about the gastroparesis...
    FreeBurgers FreeBurgers 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    The Gastroparesis Procedure: New Cervical Traction Theory. - Abstract -- Delayed gastric emptying (GE) is called gastroparesis (associated with Irritable Bowel Syndrome...
    screeb screeb 46-50, M 1 Response Oct 19, 2012

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    I have gastroparesis and have really been going through a terrible downward spiral with it. It has flared awfully. I have not been able to eat solid foods for 5 weeks with the...
    calypso28 calypso28 36-40, F 4 Responses Dec 15, 2013

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    Living With Gastroparesis - I know that everyone's struggle with disease is different, but I thought maybe it would be useful to discuss what has worked, and what hasn't. I...
    l0nd0n l0nd0n 22-25, F 5 Responses Feb 14, 2010

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    Just found out I had GP about a month ago! Doctor's don't know the reason why I got it! I must say it is the most painful and horrible thing I have ever had! Always in pain...
    phoagy phoagy 61-65, F Feb 17

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    Gastroparesis And Great Taste No Pain Diet - i just had an endoscopy done a few days ago and the doctor told my husband and I that it was gastroparesis since i still had food in my...
    Amycita Amycita 18-21, F 3 Responses Oct 23, 2013

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    I finally have a diagnosis, gastroparesis. I am angry, scared, depressed. I feel like I am going through this alone. I am having a bad day with this stupid illness and I have been...
    Mandolin1983 Mandolin1983 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    I Have Bad Gastroparesis, Does Anyone Else Share This Experience? - I am 30 and I have had GP for about 3 years now but only properly diagnosed in August 2009. I am in...
    wigglet2003 wigglet2003 31-35, F 11 Responses Feb 8, 2010

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    I was diagnosed last month with GP. I want to know about this disease- I've found that education about my illnesses helps me. For example, I learned a lot about Bipolar disorder...
    amve1984 amve1984 36-40, F Feb 27

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    I have recently been diagnosed with gastroparesis and I'm finding it difficult to get into a decent eating pattern. Because I can't eat as much as I used too I find I'm eating a...
    lizzieMcG lizzieMcG 56-60, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    Managing Gp - I have GP for 24 years, which means I was born with it. I have only known GP and have learned how to adjust to "normal" life.  I have been through 8 GI doctors...
    sshepherd sshepherd 22-25, F 13 Responses Mar 20, 2010

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    Feeling Helpless - I was diagnosed with gastroparesis about four years ago and have had nothing but trouble. The pills that the doctors had prescribed have not done much and I...
    tessashay tessashay 26-30, F 5 Responses Oct 30, 2013

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    Cannot Stand It Anymore! - I have recently been diagnosed with gastroparesis.  It all started 6 months ago when my baby was born.  I had a very difficult pregnancy and...
    Addiwell Addiwell 36-40, F 6 Responses Mar 18, 2010

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    Shakeology - Hi anyone else use Shakeology? I've been on liquid diet 6 months now, it's a life saver. Type me if you want more info.
    deleted deleted 26-30 Oct 13, 2013

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    Crohn'S, Diverticulitis And Gastroparesis..... - 18 mths ago I was diagnosed with gastroparesis. 3 yrs ago I was diagnosed with diverticulitis and 10 yrs ago I was diagnosed with...
    Kazpar Kazpar 31-35, F Mar 4, 2013

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    Gastroparesis And MGUS. Anyone Else Diagnosed With GP Before MGUS? - I was diagnosed with MGUS yesterday. Just what I needed --yet another "weird" condition that no one has ever...
    ambhall ambhall 41-45, F Oct 3, 2013

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    Reglan Alternative, Better Than Zofran - My GI/GP specialist put me on a transdermal patch for chronic nausea and vomiting. The patch is called the Sancuso Patch and the medication...
    mlightkep mlightkep 22-25, F Oct 14, 2013

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    Gp Girl From Az - So my story is very similar to most I have read, yet I don't hear much about peoples every day lives how that has been effected. I was diagnosed with...
    monicon77 monicon77 31-35, F 5 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    Gastroparesis Is Wearing Me Down - Im a retired 65 year old who has been physically active all my life. Ive had gastroparesis since 2007 but my symptoms were minor until last year...
    Brontager Brontager 61-65 1 Response Aug 13, 2013

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    I Have Gastroparesis- What Would Happen If I Got Pregnant?! - After struggling with stomach issues for most of my life, being diagnosed with IBS and trying several medications but...
    Orange252 Orange252 26-30, F Nov 2, 2013

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    Is My Abdominal Pain A Symptom Of Gastroparesis Or Something Else? - I was recently officially diagnosed with gastroparesis, and while some of the symptoms that the GI Dr. made...
    ohdaughter ohdaughter 22-25, F 2 Responses Oct 15, 2013

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    I have had gastroparesis since about 2007, and am in the midst of my 2nd flare. I am currently on reglan which has been working well, but I also have horrible reflux which is...
    jdavis39 jdavis39 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 19

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    When You're 17, Your Biggest Problem Should Be What Dress To Wear To Prom... - It started with an innocent stomachache. I was a senior in high school and it was the week of my...
    nikkipenguin nikkipenguin 18-21, F Jan 4, 2012

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    My Two Year Old Just Got Diagnosed With Gastroparesis - This is the first time on this site.  We just found out that our two year old daughter has Gastroparesis.  From...
    Azgls Azgls 31-35 3 Responses Jun 19, 2010

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    My Life Sucks As I Know It! - I'm only 46 years old, and have continually had digestive issues.  I was told by one GI doc that I had Crohn's.  I have anti-inflammatory arthritis...
    terrig22 terrig22 46-50 7 Responses Mar 26, 2011

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    Diagnosed With Gastroparesis In 2012 - I have had issues with my stomach since high school. I would wake up feeling full some days, and would need to throw up. As I went through...
    ben243 ben243 22-25, M 3 Responses Oct 10, 2013

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    Gastroparesis Flare - I have had gastroparesis for 4 years now . What a terrible illness. Have a flare now .doeas anyone know if it is cyclic condition ? Comes and goes
    Juliahealy Juliahealy 36-40, F Oct 22, 2013

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    Mine Started In 2005 When I Was 54 - I am a 59-year-old man.  We were in Honolulu at a luau in 2005 and I had terrible nausea on the bus ride back to the hotel.  I was...
    dpardess dpardess 56-60 1 Response Jun 8, 2010

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    I'm About Ready To Throw In The Towel...... - Hello all. I'm joining this group because I have given up all hope on the healthcare system.  I used to be a paramedic for over 13...
    landm42006 landm42006 41-45, F 3 Responses Oct 29, 2011

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    Pre And Post Diagnosis - I was diagnosed almost 4 years ago. My symptoms began maybe 4 years before that, when I woke up after a college party and was vomiting violently, but hadn...
    jc8794 jc8794 26-30, M 2 Responses Dec 26, 2012

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    I Have Gp, Now What? - I've been having stomach issues for probably 10 yrs....diarrhea, pain, vomiting and even intermittent constipation.  Doctors said it was my gallbladder...
    heather2010 heather2010 56-60, F 1 Response Dec 15, 2009

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    My 15 Year Old Daughter Has Gastroparesis - Hi everyone. I do not have gastroparesis but my daughter does. Her gastro nightmare started when she was having odd once a month...
    mom76 mom76 31-35 13 Responses Jun 14, 2010