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Dr. Milroy Samuel
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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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Please tell me what happens when the liver swells?

Please tell me what happens when the liver swells?

Inflammation: swelling is usually due to inflammation of the liver - and that can cause dull, achy pain due to stretching of the capsule (the liver itself has no nerve endings). uncontrolled inflammation can lead to scarring or cirrhosis in time. ...Read more

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How fast can a liver swell? Ct report says increase of 2cm from the scan 2 days prior. Is this possible or an error in comparing cts?

How fast can a liver swell? Ct report says increase of 2cm from the scan 2 days prior. Is this possible or an error in comparing cts?

Hepatomegally: The liver can rapidly swell, but this is usually due to some form of toxic injury such as Acetaminophen poisoning. There can be some difference in technique in performing a ct that may give a discrepancy in size and there is often some variation if the ct scans are done at different institutions. ...Read more

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I have cirrousis of the liver from side effects of chemo therapy wondering why liver swells each time i eat, liver area gets very sore?

I have cirrousis of the liver from side effects of chemo therapy wondering why liver swells each time i eat, liver area gets very sore?

Check out these : Links.Hopefully they'll be of big help to u. Also have ur gallbladder ; stomach checked. The swelling could not necessarily form d liver inflammation but could be from gas accumulation in ur stomach and intestines.Follow up with ur gi.God bless u! http://www.Slideshare.Net/war49sea/how-to-reverse-cirrhosis-remedy-your-liver-cirrhosis-by-natural-meanshttp://umm.Edu/health/medical/altmed/conditions. ...Read more

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Decompensated liver ...what is my life span ive already had 6 varacies i suffer from a lot of water infections my legs have now started to swell ?

Decompensated liver ...what is my life span ive already had 6 varacies i suffer from a lot of water infections my legs have now started to swell ?

Life expectancy: It is impossible to predict how long you are going to survive with this significant condition. Many people with varices secondary to portal hypertension from cirrhosis do not do very well and may not make it for another year, and yet some do. You can discuss this with your treating physician who will know more about your status. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read more

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Facial swells, pelvic ultrasound shows slight fluid retention, kidney and liver functions are normal. What might be the cause of the swelling?

Facial swells, pelvic ultrasound shows slight fluid retention, kidney and liver functions are normal. What might be the cause of the swelling?

Fluid retention: Your fluid retention is most likely due to hormonal factors. Follow a low salt diet by not adding salt to cooking or at the table. If fluid retention persists, your physician may order a mild diuretic for you to use temporarily. Be sure to take a potassium supplement if you do take a diuretic. Your physician may also test your thyroid status. ...Read more

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Stomach swell like 7 months pregnant and pain in liver area..Blood discharge in stools..

Stomach swell like 7 months pregnant  and pain in liver area..Blood discharge in stools..

Evaluate!: Dear kangaroo, the combination of rectal bleeding, abdominal pain & significant bloating makes it imperative that you seek medical evaluation soon. If the pain becomes severe then you need to be seen right away at an ermergency room. Take care. ...Read more

Dr. David Schleimer
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Swelling (Definition)

Swelling is the enlargement of organs, skin, or other body parts. It is caused by a buildup of fluid in the tissues. The extra fluid can lead to a rapid increase in weight over a short period of time (days to weeks). Swelling can occur all over the body (generalized) or only in one part ...Read more