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Got an anatomy us done and my baby has a bubble in its abdomen but there is no blood flow to it. Is that a good sign I have to go for further us.
Abdominal Bubble?: Not sure about the question. I am sure your md will explain the result of the ultrasound. ...Read more
This organ plays a major role in metabolism and has a number of functions in the body, including glycogen storage, decomposition of red blood cells, plasma protein synthesis, hormone production, and detoxification. It lies below the diaphragm in the abdominal-pelvic region of the abdomen. It produces bile, an alkaline compound which aids in digestion via the emulsification of ...Read more
Is gray's anatomy the best reference book for me to learn about my body more in depth? What's the physiology equivalent?
Gray's anatomy: Was first published in 1858! our understanding of anatomy hasn't changed that much over the centuries whereas our knowledge of physiology has progressed very rapidly. As such I'm not aware of a "classic" physiology textbook, and I would simply recommend checking out user reviews on amazon or b&n. As for anatomy, I found netter's to be more approachable than gray's. ...Read more
Head 3weeks ahead on ultrasnd, rest of body 1week ahead. Specialist scan show anatomy of head/brain completely normal. Fatherinlaw has big head. Worry?
Cannot understand: This passage, please re post and state question clearly so we can help you. Thanks for trusting in HealthTap. ...Read more
Small lump on tubes (?) going from scrotum to body. Top left side of ball sac. No pain. Is this just my texture/anatomy
Probably Normal: Sounds like you are feeling tiny lymph glans surrounding the vas deferens (the tube that carries the sperm from the testicles to your seminal vesicles A good question to ask is "does it feel the same on both sides?? If YES its probably normal. If NO see your Primary Care Doctor. Hope this helps Dr Z ...Read more
What does this mean: Unusual contour to the posterior body of the pancreas which is likely a normal variation of pancreatic anatomy. This was on my ct?
Please!: Hi. Does "normal variation" ring a bell? It's normal! Why are you even concerning yourself with this? Some people are right-handed, some are left-handed, BOTH are normal. I think you might be among the worried well. Live healthily. ...Read more
23w5d ultrasound babies head measures 22 weeks and the rest of the body measured normal. Should I be worried. My doctor said brain anatomy was WNL
Liver disease: The most important function of the liver is the clearing of toxins from the blood as well as produce substance that are necessary for daily living. A diseased liver can not do neither of them well. ...Read more
Recovery: Some degree of recovery is possible depending on how much damage has been done - amount and length of abuse are important factors. ...Read more
Pricey placebo: The stuff is a mix of magnesium sulphate (which will give you loose bowels), sodium bicarbonate (which may make you belch) and citric acid (for taste, I suppose). It won't touch your liver. It is a scam. Don't waste your money. If you are sick, get with a scientific practitioner who's required by law not to tell you outrageous untruths. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I have these tiny red marks on my body and I think it has something to do with my liver. How can I know for sure?
I am taking various anti-dipressants for over 10 years now. Can I continue? WIll it affect badly my body, (eg liver)?
Antidepressants: You need to work closely with your prescribing physician on any dosing or medication changes. You certainly would not want to go cold turkey! ...Read more
What is the safest way to clean my liver I have no medical issues, not allergic to anything, I just want to detoxify my body before I diet?
Liver Functions: The liver has many functions. Primarily, it filters the blood, detoxifying chemicals and drugs. It also makes proteins that are important for blood clotting and other functions. In addition, it makes bile, which is secreted back into the digestive tract, which helps with digestion and other functions. Hope that helps. ...Read more
Right upper abdomen: Right upper abdomen.Get a more detailed answer ›
See below: Under your left ribs. However if you have liver disease, it could extend below your belly button. ...Read more
If liver is located on right side then what could being hurting me on my left lower side of body?
Lower side: Usually when people have left lower side body/ abdominal aches, I think of the following, the ovaries, and the sigmoid colon usually are the common things. ...Read more