Dr Amir Aryaie is one of the few advance endoscopic surgeons in the United States who preform G-POEM aka POP procedure for gastroparesis.
Gastroparesis is a condition that causes nausea and vomiting. It can also make you feel full too soon after you start eating. It happens because the stomach takes too long to empty and does not move food along through your body fast enough. Gastroparesis is also called “delayed gastric emptying.” (“Gastric” means “having to do with the stomach.”)
Gastroparesis is a common problem among people with diabetes. It also can happen to people who have had food poisoning (gastroenteritis). But it can sometimes happen to people who have not been sick and who do not have diabetes.
When gastroparesis starts after someone has had food poisoning, it often gets better in a few days to weeks. Sometimes it lasts longer or never goes away. In people with diabetes, it usually does not go away, but there are things that can make it better.
The symptoms can include:
Yes. If your doctor or nurse suspects you have gastroparesis, he or she might do 1 or more of these tests:
Yes. Some people feel better if they:
If you have diabetes, it’s also very important to keep your blood sugar as close to normal as possible.
See your doctor or nurse if you have ongoing nausea or vomiting, belly pain, trouble eating, or weight loss.
To choose the treatment that’s right for you, talk with your doctor. Ask him or her about the benefits, risks, and side effects of each treatment.