Gastroparesis Symptoms

The symptom of delayed gastric emptying is generally variable for diabetic gastroparesis, idiopathic gastroparesis, and post-surgical gastroparesis.

The recent studies show the patients with diabetes have abdominal fullness, and bloating was common to predict delayed gastric emptying. In the case of idiopathic gastroparesis nausea, vomiting, early satiety, and bloating are the predominating symptoms.

Abdominal pain or discomfort has noted in 46% to 89% of patients with gastroparesis; however, it is not the usually predominant symptom.

Symptoms of Gastroparesis

The most common symptoms of gastroparesis are:

  • Heartburn – is a burning sensation in the upper stomach or heart region.
  • Nausea - is vomiting sensation, especially after ingestion of food.
  • Vomiting - of food is common immediately after eating.
  • Early satiety – is feeling of fullness quickly during eating.
  • Postprandial fullness – that felt fullness immediately after eating.
  • Abdominal bloating - is a condition in which the belly feels full and tight.
  • Upper abdominal pain – is pain absorbed in the upper part of the stomach.
  • Poor or lack of appetite – is an instinctive suppressed or no physical desire, especially one for food or drink.
  • Weight loss – there is a notable drop in the body weight.
  • Poor blood sugar control – is improper blood-glucose control in diabetes.

If you have few of these worrisome gastroparesis symptoms, make a doctor’s appointment for proper treatment.