Satiety - early

Definition

Satiety is the satisfied feeling of being full after eating. Early satiety is feeling full sooner than normal or after eating less than usual.

Causes

Causes may include:

Home Care

Follow your health care provider's advice.

When to Contact a Medical Professional

Call your provider if:

What to Expect at Your Office Visit

The provider will examine you and ask questions such as:

Tests that may be performed include:


Review Date: 8/14/2015
Reviewed By: Subodh K. Lal, MD, gastroenterologist at Gastrointestinal Specialists of Georgia, Austell, GA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by David Zieve, MD, MHA, Isla Ogilvie, PhD, and the A.D.A.M. Editorial team.

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