When to seek medical advice

See your GP if you're experiencing symptoms ofgastroparesis, as it can lead to some potentially serious complications.

These include:

  • dehydration from repeated vomiting
  • gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GORD) where stomach acid leaks out of your stomach and into your gullet
  • malnutrition when your body is not getting enough nutrients
  • unpredictable blood sugar levels this is a particular risk in people with diabetes
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Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 21 Dec 2018