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Liver produces too much bile

A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Liver bile: It doesn't, but if obstructed in the main duct your stool becomes harder and clay colored and this is a serious sign that reuires immediate medical at... Read More
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stevan Cordas
Internal Medicine 58 years experience
Bile: It may be the result of a liver disease such as hepatitis or cirrhosis or an obstruction lower in the ducts. In that case one treats the underlying pa... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Douglas Miller
Pathology 42 years experience
Bile synthesis: Bile is made by the liver and stored in the galllbladder for later release during digestion. Any obstruction to bile outflow can cause bile to accumu... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. ASHRAF MALEK
Specializes in Hepatology
None to pain, fever: When liver bile ducts decrease in diameter, this is called "stricture". It can be due to several reasons. There are also diseases which can cause decr... Read More
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Pack
General Surgery 32 years experience
Yes: There are numerous bile ducts throughout the liver. There are also bile ducts outside of the liver. The liver produces the bile. The bile ducts drain ... Read More
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Randy Stevens
General Surgery 25 years experience
Cholecystokinin : the gallbladder and liver are regulated by cholecystokinin. Many other hormones also play a role.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
Cardiology 32 years experience
It can be: Yes -- they have been used for bile acid dumping syndrome and chronic diarrhea.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Cosme Manzarbeitia
Surgery 40 years experience
No: Bile is motor-oil color and consistency as it exits the liver, golden-brown. This gives stool it's characteristic color.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
Gastroenterology 40 years experience
Biliary disease: Viewed very simplistically, there are 2 types of liver diseases--hepatitis (involves liver cells) ; cholestasis (bile backs up). Bile ducts can become... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Sabha Ganai
Surgical Oncology 21 years experience
Healing Takes Time: Hard to say why you are having a bile leak without knowing the anatomical details about your liver surgery. Be patient and give it some more time, bu... Read More
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