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Hi there,I had asked you questions before about gastroparesis. I had a gastric emptying scintigraphy which showed mild delayed gastric emptying, with a delayed half time (66 minutes versus 47 minutes high normal range) but a normal emptying at 3 hours. Can you tell me what this means? And does gastroparesis progress? Will I feel better with therapy?
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This is considered as very mild gastroparesis.

Gastroparesis does not necessarily progress and there are huge individual progression. Some peoplemay not have progression at all.

Since you have mild disease, it would respond very well with treatment.

Please feel free for your follow up questions.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thanks. Have you treated cases of gastroparesis? And what percentage, in your experience, progress?

The prognosis of gastroparesis is dependent on cause. Diabetic gastroparesis can progress gradually, if the sugar is not well controlled.

Postinfectious and idiopathic gastroparesis usually do not progress significantly.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
Thank you!

You are very welcome.

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