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How deep under the skin is the liver?

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Family Medicine 32 years experience
Depends: How deep under the skin the liver is depends upon the person and how much of a fat layer they have. The liver lives just under the right ribs so you would need to go up under the ribs or between them to get to the liver.

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