Ever hear of a gastric mobility test? What is it's primary purpose? Can it detect the presence of a hiatal hernia?
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replied July 27th, 2011
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Gastric motility test is used when there is suspicion of delayed gastric emptying which might be causing symptoms as nausea,vomitting,abdominal discomfort etc.
It helps to rule out any obstruction and gastroparesis.It does not help in detecting hernia as it is best detected by endoscopy.

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replied September 16th, 2011
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dr mitaly....i am having the same problems for delayed gastric empting....every time i eat my stomach bloats...the food come back along with the fluid even 5 hours after eating...i shake tremendously when i eat which some times give me panic attack...i take b12, protonix, b6 every day. i am also on lexapro for anxiety for almost 2 years...i am not getting any answers from my doctor as to what is the problem can u please help
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