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Gastroparesis is a condition where the stomach takes too long to empty its contents. It can cause nausea, vomiting, bloating, and a feeling of fullness after eating only a small amount of food. Among causes of gastroparesis include diabetes mellitus; damage to the vagus nerve, which controls the muscles in the stomach; surgery on or damage to the stomach; and certain diseases such as scleroderma or Crohn's disease.
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