Patient Comments: Gastroparesis - Symptoms

What symptoms do you experience with your gastroparesis?

Comment from: Shadow, 45-54 Female (Patient) Published: May 01

I am diabetic and recently my gastroparesis has gotten much worse. After eating, food remains in my stomach, bloating is extreme and so bad that, 12 hours after eating, I still am enormously distended. My appetite is shut down, bowel movements ceased, and my blood sugar stays too low even without insulin. I am not nauseated, nor am I vomiting, but physically, I'm weak, jittery, dehydrated, feel nine- months pregnant, and miserable. I may be reduced to drinking only liquids, but even then, it is unpleasant.

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