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how do the substances made by the pancreas get to the right spot in the body?

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Dr. Videh Mahajan
Internal Medicine 25 years experience
Pancreatic enzymes: Though the process called assimilation.

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A 36-year-old member asked:

Where is the pancreas located in the body?

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Dr. Joseph Woods
Pathology 28 years experience
Curves rnd duodenum.: This organ curves around the duodenum, which is below and to the right of your stomach. It is nearly in the center of your body/abdomen.
A 31-year-old member asked:

Where is the pancreas in the body found?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Deep in the belly: The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, and in front of the spine. On the right side, the pancreas is bounded by the duodenum (small intestine), and on the left side it is bounded by the spleen. There are several very large blood vessels that touch the pancreas as well. This challenging anatomy demands that a specialist operate on the pancreas.
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I would like picture guide to pancreas where is it in the body?

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A 39-year-old member asked:

Where in the body is the pancreas located?

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Dr. Carlo Contreras
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Deep in the belly: The pancreas is located in the upper abdomen, behind the stomach, and in front of the spine. On the right side, the pancreas is bounded by the duodenum (small intestine), and on the left side it is bounded by the spleen. There are several very large blood vessels that touch the pancreas as well. This challenging anatomy demands that a specialist operate on the pancreas.
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A 47-year-old female asked:

What side of the body is your pancreas on?

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Dr. Alan Feldman
Endocrinology 41 years experience
Middle: the pancreas is usually right in the middle of the abdomen, just above your belly button. Why do you ask?

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