Patient Comments: Gastric Emptying Study - Experience


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Comment from: Mindful, 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: May 10

I had a gastric emptying test and had severe headache which sent me to the emergency room (ER) after 11 hours. Nothing helped and my headache continued for a total of 21 hours when it gradually went away. I was given Benadryl, Tylenol, Reglan, magnesium, and some other IV medications.

Comment from: Anne G. , 65-74 Female (Patient) Published: November 12

I was surprised at the small amount of food I was given to ingest during the gastric emptying study; just one scrambled egg. I would have thought a realistic meal-sized portion would have yielded more information.


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