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Rapid Gastric Emptying

Rapid Gastric Emptying Causes

The condition results from a stomach surgery like gastric bypass. It is also seen in people that has Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Rapid Gastric Emptying Definition

It is also referred to as the Dumping syndrome. This condition is a collection of symptoms which is most likely to happen if an individual had undergone a surgery to remove most if not all of the part of the stomach or a bypass surgery. The condition occurs when the contents of the stomach that has not been digested are dumped in the small intestine too quickly.

Rapid Gastric Emptying Diagnosis

The condition is diagnosed by basing the symptoms in people who went under surgery. Other tests are performed to rule out conditions that have the same symptoms.

Rapid Gastric Emptying Symptoms and Signs

Early rapid gastric emptying happens during or after eating: Nausea Vomiting Bloating Cramping Diarrhea Dizziness Fatigue Late rapid gastric emptying happens after one to three hours after eating: Hypoglycemia Weakness Sweating Dizziness

Rapid Gastric Emptying Treatment

Change in eating habits: eat different small meals a day that are low in carbohydrates and liquid intake between meals. In serious cases prescribed medicines are given and even surgery is performed.

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