Botox Injections placed near and/or around the Pyloric Sphincter.

Posted by montgomery41 @montgomery41, Apr 2, 2018

Hi everyone! I'm really new to this forum and I wanted to see if anyone has ever received Botox injections in their stomach to treat Gastroperisis and Vagus Nerve Dysfunction? I just wanted to know if it's been effective more times than not. I understand everyone is different but if it worked for you or someone you knew what is the "normal" frequency of these injections, experience day of and through the procedure, any side effects experienced. My GI specialist told me that if after the first round of Botox injections don't work, they were not going to work and even though I'm not really a candidate for the gastric pacemaker, if I wanted I could then go see another specialist to discuss that treatment. All I know is I'm so tired of chasing my tail with all these symptoms that seemed to be more unmanaged than managed. I have a long story, if you have any questions please feel free to ask. Thank you for your responses!

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I haven't had Botox injections for Gastroparesis or Vagus Nerve Dysfunction, but I know a few people who have. It can be effective for some people, but as you mentioned, everyone's experience is different.


Botox injections helped my daughter's gastroparesis, and so did Motegrity. Search on Prucalopride and gastroparesis. Also, an external Vagus nerve stimulator can help. That helps my daughter with both gastric issues, and migraines.
Some people get results from acupuncture.
If you hare having trouble keeping nutrition levels up, try sublingual vitamins and iron. They get into your system without needing your gut!

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