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A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Chemical properties: Biliverdin is a green tetrapyrrolic bile pigment, and is a product of heme/redcell breadown. Biliverdin is further broken down to bilirubin for easier ... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Bensinger
51 years experience in Ophthalmology
Liver outflow: Bile is a secretion of the liver which eliminates some toxins and helps in digestion. It has its own exit tract from the liver, past the gall bladder ... Read More
A 47-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ankush Bansal
16 years experience in Internal Medicine
I don't understand: Your question doesn't make sense. Bile is a normal substance made in your body to dissolve fats from your food. So "cause of bile" doesn't make any ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Bile: Bile is manufactured in the liver and then stored in the gall bladder where it is secreted into the upper intestinal tract after a fatty meal. The mea ... Read More
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Durga Komaragiri
31 years experience in Internal Medicine
Fat metabolism: Fat transport/metabolism/ keeps lipids in a soluble form.
A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Uyeda
44 years experience in General Surgery
No food will : Make stones go away. But if you eat fatty or fried foods, you will have pain. This is because the gallbladder will contract vigorously. And the ston ... Read More
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Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
What do YOU mean?: More information, please. You can't see your own bile, assuming you haven't had surgery with placement of a drainage tube into your gall bladder or bi ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Mitchell
22 years experience in Bariatrics
Explain further: Do you mean you get a small amount of green bilious materail with a sour bitter taste in the back of your mouth a few times a month or do you actually ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Powelson
34 years experience in Transplant Surgery
Produced by liver: Dark green to yellowish brown fluid, produced by the liver for digestion of fats in the small intestine.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Cholestasis/obstruct: ...may be due to stones, tumors, cholangitis, pancreatitis, etc. with resulting jaundice.

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