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Tacoma, WA
A 21-year-old male asked:

Hi doctor is it possible to cause blockage and or trauma to bile duct just by pressing on your stomach i'm afraid i might have?

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Dr. Harold Fields
Family Medicine 62 years experience
Liver: The bile ducts are protected by the liver and pressing on your abdomen will not cause any problem whatsoever
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