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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stuart Flechner
45 years experience Urology
No: However, transplant of small cellular components of the pancreas which make the insulin, called islets, are done in a few experimental centers around ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Any symptoms?: All laboratory results need to be interpreted in the clinical context and the doctor who ordered the tests is usually in the best position to do that. ... Read More
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A 44-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andres Katz
48 years experience Vascular Surgery
No: Hepatitis b will be transmitted to the recipient . The liver and kidneys are too complex to reproduce artificially.
A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
THC: binds to fat cells- pancreas beaks down fat as does pancrease (pancrelipase).
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Audie Rolnick
39 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Yes: For fxs or coccygodynia will usually get better with time.
A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ivelisse Rivera-Godreau
23 years experience Family Medicine
After...: After an acute hepatitis A infection your body develops antibodies against it and you become immune. Hepatitis A unlike hep B and C does not develop c ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mary Engrav
30 years experience Emergency Medicine
This : This can usually heal itself. It is important to be sure there is no other elbow injury such as a fracture. A risk is infection, and if the area bec ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Raphael Peralta
Specializes in Family Medicine
Time: Time n some medications.
A 81-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
The Liver: Yes. In general the liver is an amazing organ and in most cases once the problem causing liver damage is removed the liver can repair itself.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
What muscle tissues: If the entire gall bladder wall is inflamed then all layer of the GB are effected not just one layer. The GB is non functional and server as a nidus f ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Nicely if you let it: The liver's ability to self-heal is amazing. If a person who's been poisoned and lost 99% of the liver cells can be brought through the acute episode, ... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Scott Beede
31 years experience Internal Medicine
To some degree: The liver does have a remarkable ability to repair itself, but it is not unlimited. It depends on the cause of the damage, length of exposure and whe ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Paul Cohen
27 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Our bodies as a whole usually do a great job of self-repair; as long as there is nothing to hinder the work efforts. Examples include poor nutrition, ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Tfcc: Possibly, by wearing a splint or cast for 4-6 weeks.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Neel Karne
17 years experience General Surgery
Sometimes: Multiple gallbladder attacks can sometimes cause inflammation and scarring around the gallbladder which can make the surgery more difficult. Often, t ... Read More
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A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tony Willson
16 years experience Family Medicine
Few possibilities: There are a few possibilities from pancreatic issues, to ulcers, and possibly gall bladder. See your doc or make an appointment with HealthTap to prov ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasu Brown
33 years experience Integrative Medicine
If it is minor yes: If the injury is not causing major blood loss or involve bile ducts yes.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Arnold Beresh
40 years experience Podiatry
Yes: If the blood supply is cut off for too long it can create ischemia to the area and create tissue damage.
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Burger
35 years experience Pulmonology
No lung regeneration: An adult lung does not grow new tissue; however, injured lung may potentially recover partial or near normal function.
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Langell
21 years experience General Surgery
No: Anti-bodies do not seal tissue they are part of the immune system. Although small: perforations can become walled off spontaneously larger perforatio ... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Lillian Schapiro
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Usually cracks heal: I recommend lanolin cream. After nursing, rub your breast milk on your nipples and allow it to dry. Your breasts need "air time." leaving them open t ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nayla Mumneh
28 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Healing: There are times when the body does not heal itself, and this is where doctors step in, otherwise the medical profession will not be necessary.
A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: While that is not terribly common it is certainly possible. Most often the ovaries, tubes, and uterus are involved with endometriosis - there can be ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Andrew Lipton
29 years experience Holistic Medicine
Chip: Chipped bones can sometimes heal or their own, if pain persist, have it x-rayed and evaluated again.
A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience Infectious Disease
Yes and no: It will go away by itself, but it can come back.

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