I... discharged 2 weeks back in hosptl 2 days for dehydration have an app to see gastroligist dec 3 imat my witsend the tummypain the nausea headache I don't know what to do I just sit with hot water bottle on stomach most of day and night they have said maybe they will do bypass suergery and put in pacemakerhelp jillfirst I lost weight nowgai ng I think I might have one of those Bozoers my bowells were perfect every day now evry 6or 7 days I havnt vomitted for a week I was vomitting every day 40 times but pain is worse nausea worse my whole body feels so full and bloated it builds up to I feel I will burst when that happens I feel likeim going to drop dead I really dont know whats going on in myinsides but its not good and I feel very dangerous I'm trying to drink myfluids im trrified to eat but im eating tiny bits of dry biscuits a d vitimised soup semilina this is first time food stayeddown but as I said when the buid up comes (bursting thing) its unbeAble I feel like im dying litteritly please helpjill
Gastroparesis - I have so many recently diagnosed hospilized for 5 weeks before final result?
- 7 Nov 2014 by flowers76
- 7 November 2014
Did they put you on any nausea medication yet? They should have done that unless you just went to the ER or if you were seen by a dr. I have Gastroparesis for around 9 yrs. now. Prior to that, I had other physical issues including asthma since childhood, an autoimmune disease, and other conditions which required many medications. I was in the same state you were -vomiting everything up, feeling nauseous all the time, bloated, pain in the upper part of my stomach, intestinal distress and I lost 20 lbs within a month. I was sent to a gastroenologist who ran tests and Dartmouth Hitchcock Hosp, ,who also did tests for a confirmation. They both diagnosed me with Gastroparesis which is the slowing down of your food from your stomach into your small intestine or delayed acid stomach removal. The best thing is to get into your Gastro dr. asap. In the meantime, look up on the web tips and diet plans for Gastro. It might help until they put you on a med. (and there are several to try) . I went thru 3 or 4 before I found the one that worked best and I still have to watch when and what I eat, especially when I am still taking other medications as well. The most important thing is stay hydrated. Sip on water a lot. Try tiny sips of Ensure or something like that which has all the vitamins and nutrients you need. Avoid caffeine, chocolate, anything that's spicey, tomatoes, hard vegetables, anything that's hard to digest and don't smoke or drink alcohol. The best thing I found was ginger and lemon. (I know , lemon is a citrus), but ginger and lemon tea works very well for me. I always drink it first thing in the morning or when my stomach is bothering me. Also, keep a bag of peppermint candies closeby. Believe it or not mint helps. I use those, too. When you do get to the stage of eating . Start off with small portions , eat low fat, low fiber foods that are lighter to digest. Think like baby foods... Eat 6 small meals a day instead of 3 big ones. (Your stomach will tell you, once you get back on track.) Just don't overeat. I hope this helps you. But I remember how hard it was for me too and how bad I felt. Good luck.
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