The Bottom Line: In a 4 year study on the prevalence of associated gastrointestinal disorders with diabetic gastroparesis. Of the twenty studied, 11 had other gastrointestinal tract disorders that could explain their persistent symptoms of nausea and vomiting; three of these patients had Candida esophagitis
Parkman, H P Esophagitis and gastroduodenal disorders associated with diabetic gastroparesis. Archives of internal medicine 1987 vol:147 iss:8 pg:1477 -1480
All 20 patients presented primarily with nausea and vomiting. Of the three with Candida esophagitis two had mild symptoms of dysphagia and odynophagia, however this was overshadowed by the main complaint of nausea and vomiting. Those with peptic or Candida esophagitis, gastric ulcers, and duodenal erosions did not have usual symptoms, such as dysphagia, odynophagia, a burning component to their pain, or relief of pain with food.