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Doctor insights on: Diseases Found In The Excretory System

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Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Some of the non-frightening diseases which happen in the digestive system are?

Too: M, any to go into here. Try to be more specific if you are having symptoms or if you are concerned about a particular illness. ...Read more

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What is the function of bacteria in our digestive system?

What is the function of bacteria in our digestive system?

Bacteria: We have bacterial and other microorganisms as part of our systems on all integumentary surfaces (skin and mucous membranes). They play differing roles in our body. Some provide for degradation of food substances, some we have not worked out the function for. You need to take a course in microbiology since cannot be all explained here. ...Read more

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What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

What skeletal system diseases develop in the immune system?

Can you clarify?: Are you referring to autoimmune types of connective tissue diseases, such as rheumatoid or psoriatic arthritis? These conditions are caused by inflammation driven by immune cells. Obviously bone marrow is an active immune organ, involved in both innate and adaptive immune function. Destruction of bone marrow from cancer, or cancer treatment, drastically effects immune responses. ...Read more

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Where are immune deficiency disorders located in the body?

Where are immune deficiency disorders located in the body?

Everywhere: Some immune disorders lead to more upper respiratory infections, or more skin infections, for example. This is because the different defects in the immune system makes you unable to fight those particular types of infections. But, the cells, antibodies, and proteins of the immune system are basically produced in the bone marrow and travel throughout your body. So you could be affected anywhere. ...Read more

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What is the role of immune system in tumours?

What is the role of immune system in tumours?

Complex: Many ways immune system is involved. Prevalent theory that "immune surveillance" is keeping cancers from developing in healthy people. That is one reason why cancers are more prevalent as we age. Also why certain cancers are found in high incidence in people with immune suppression (aids, organ transplant recipients, etc). Newer therapies also use some parts of the immune system to work. ...Read more

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In what structures or organs in the system does pancreatitis affect?

In what structures or organs in the system does pancreatitis affect?

Pancreatitis: Any organ or structure around the pancreas can be affected. Severe pancreatitis can also lead to multi organ failures with kidneys, lungs and heart failing . It is very important to have a strong pancreas doctor. ...Read more

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What tissues are involved in the digestive system?

What tissues are involved in the digestive system?

Organs: There are many organs involved in the digestive system. These include the mouth, teeth and salivary glands in the upper portion. The stomach, small and large bowel are where food is broken down and absorbed. The liver, pancreas, gallbladder also play large roles in making and storing digestive chemicals. ...Read more

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What's the role of the anus in digestive system?

What's the role of the anus in digestive system?

Anus: Is this a joke? It is the terminal portion of the GI tract and prevents you from having accidents and embarrasing yourself. ...Read more

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What are the possible effect of junk food in the excretory system?

What are the possible effect of junk food in the excretory system?

As you know,: the excretory system removes excess, unnecessary materials from body fluids. These materials are removed in urine, feces, exhaled, sweat, etc. Junk food: non-nutritional food often high in sugar/fat and low in fiber, protein, vitamins or minerals. These are not a challenge to the excretory system but to metabolism often leading to obesity, diabetes, arterial plaque. AVOID THEM!! ...Read more

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What can the integumetary and the nervous system have in common?

What can the integumetary and the nervous system have in common?

Embryonic origin: Look up 'ectoderm'! in early embryologic development, cells differentiate into three main types: endoderm, mesoderm and ectoderm. These three layers give rise to all the tissues of the body. The ectoderm further develops into the nervous system, organs of special sense, such as eyes and ears, skin, nails, hair and mucous membranes of the mouth and anus. ...Read more

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What's the role of the endocrine system in the body?

What's the role of the endocrine system in the body?

Endocrine: Each hormone is a chemical that control function of many different organs. Brain hormones send orders to organs to work. Brain secretes TSH to order thyroid to work to control whole body. Sexual hormones control brain and whole body, as does Insulin controls use of sugar in whole body (brain included). Then hormones are inter-dependent. Delicate balance! ...Read more

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What are the parts of the digestive system tbrough which food passes?

What are the parts of the digestive system tbrough which food passes?

Parts of GI system: The GI system start with the mouth and teeth. This is where digestion begins. The food is the swallowed and taken to the stomach via the esophagus. In the stomach food is exposed to acid and mechanical grinding. Food then passes into the duodenum, jejunum and ileum where nutrients are absorbed. The liquid then enters the colon where water is absorbed and then out through the anus. ...Read more

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What are types of diseases normally found in a renal ward?

What are types of diseases normally found in a renal ward?

Renal ward diseases: It appears that you are asking a very patient oriented question. Speak to the doctor taking care of the patient you are referring to. Renal ward patients may have diabetic, hypertensive, polycystic, glomerular disease and acute renal failure patients on it. ...Read more

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In a very aggressive autoimmune response can the immune system attack and kill the whole of the peripheral nervous system and what's this diagnosed as?

See below: There are several different autoimmune diseases that can cause a peripheral neuropathy such as sjogren's and cidp. There are others but without knowing more of your history it is hard to say what it could be. ...Read more

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What is the job of bacteria in our digestive system?

What is the job of bacteria in our digestive system?

GREAT question !!!: Gut flora (bacteria) has diverse functions, ;gaining energy from fermentation of undigested carbohydrates, absorption of fatty acids, synthesizing vitamins (b, k, biotin), immune system functions, preventing growth of bad bacteria, and producing hormones.There are 10x more gut bacteria than cells in the human body! they have 100x as many genes as the human genome, so some call them "forgotten organ". ...Read more

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Can the kidney affect the function of reproductive system?

Can the kidney affect the function of reproductive system?

Absolutely: People with kidney disease have a higher risk of hormonal and reproductive problems. Incidence of erectile dysfunction is higher. Pregnancy rates in women with advanced kidney disease are much lower, and the chances of getting pregnant are directly proportional to the severity of the kidney disease. ...Read more