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Hypotonic Stomach
My son who is 20 years old, 6 feet 3 inches tall, suddenly developed stomach problems and was unable to eat properly. After numerous medical tests were done, the doctors concluded that his stomach had become “HYPOTONIC”. His Barium X-rays showed image of a long, angulated, "fish-hook" stomach with a sagging greater curvature and decreased peristalsis. It has been 5 years now and the doctors still do not know what could have caused this condition. We tried almost all motility promoting drugs like Metaclopromide, Domperidone, Mosapride, Erythromycin, but none helped. Could you please suggest any medicine or exercise or anything which can help his stomach to regain its tone and shape? Thank you.
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colon hydrotherapy!
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Is his overall GI motility abnormal? BM greater than a couple of weeks, or is everything normal? If the small and large intestines are not playing nice, the throughput duration will likely be greatly affected.
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Dear azimakberali, writing this 8 years after you posted your question, I hope your son has been given the proper treatment and is doing fine/better now.
When I was 16 years old I started developing problems just like your son.
After numerous medical tests were done, the doctors did a Barium X-ray. The pictures showed the image of a long, angulated, "fish-hook shaped" stomach with a sagging greater curvature and decreased peristalsis. My stomach was situated in the lesser pelvis.
The doctors concluded that it might had become this large due to a weakness of the connective tissue. With 17 I underwent Billroth 1 surgery which is a partly resection of the stomach. Like tumor/cancer surgery just without having had a tumor. The surgery needed to be done otherwise my stomach would have perforrated.
I'm sorry for my vocabulary and grammar - I'm not a native speaker. I'm from Germany.
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