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Doctor insights on: Home Remedies For Absence Of The Bile Ducts In The Liver

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Dr. Tiffanie Noonan
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Liver (Definition)

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


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What is treatment painful liver segment 7 subcapsular benign biliary cyst, dilated bile duct? 5cmx5cmx1.3cm. Past history lapchole with bile leak 2005

What is treatment painful liver segment 7 subcapsular benign biliary cyst, dilated bile duct? 5cmx5cmx1.3cm. Past history lapchole with bile leak 2005

Need further testing: even though you have had your gallbladder removed . you still can form stones within the common bile duct. which will cause billiary pain. Have your doctor check your liver function tests---if elevated do an ultrasound of the liver ...Read more

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What happens when liver bile ducts decrease in diameter?

What happens when liver bile ducts decrease in diameter?

None to pain, fever: When liver bile ducts decrease in diameter, this is called "stricture". It can be due to several reasons. There are also diseases which can cause decrease in diameter. This can cause your liver tests to become abnormal. Complications, such as infection can occur which can cause pain, fever, etc. Occasionally, very mild decrease in diameter can be normal variant, which may not give you symptom. ...Read more

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Please tell me, are bile ducts considered a part of the liver?

Please tell me, are bile ducts considered a part of the liver?

Yes: There are numerous bile ducts throughout the liver. There are also bile ducts outside of the liver. The liver produces the bile. The bile ducts drain the bile to the gallbladder and the intestine. ...Read more

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Does a HIDA scan study the liver and the gallbladder, or just gallbladder and bile ducts?

Liver GB and ducts: A hepatobiliary (HIDA) scan is an imaging procedure used to diagnose problems in the liver, gallbladder and bile ducts. In the HIDA scan, a radioactive chemical or tracer is injected into a vein in your arm. The tracer is like bile and works same as bile secrete from liver and go to gall bladder and then to bile ducts and to intestine. a gama camera takes the picture and functions are assessed ...Read more

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If I have bile duct stones, will my liver enzymes be elevated. Which are the ones that will be elevated?

If I have bile duct stones,  will my liver enzymes be elevated. Which are the ones that will be elevated?

Alkaline Phosphatase: You may have elevated bilirubin, and alkaline phosphatase. After that it depends on if there is obstruction, how long it has lasted, whether there is infection in the ducts. If the stones are not obstructing the duct there may not be any abnormalities. ...Read more

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What is a disease of the bile ducts. Would it count as a liver disease?

Bile duct: Diseases of bile ducts include obstruction by stone, cancer cells, or infection (cholangitis). Bile ducts are within the liver, so it is considered a liver disease. ...Read more

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Answering dr mahnensmith already did MRI 2010 revealed giant hemagioma of liver size of a grapefruit. bile ducts unremarkable could hemagioma cause it?

Answering dr mahnensmith already did MRI 2010 revealed giant hemagioma of liver size of a grapefruit. bile ducts unremarkable could hemagioma cause it?

Ggt elevation: Thank you. Your reply came thru! Yes, hemangioma movement can raise ggtp enzyme. Most likely, that abnormality is the root cause of ggtp elevation. Be sure you also review with your doc. ...Read more

Duct (Definition)

Is a channel leading from a gland or an organ, for example lactiferous duct leads from mammary gland to ...Read more


Bile (Definition)

Dark green to yellowish brown fluid, produced by the liver for digestion of fats ...Read more