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Doctor insights on: Location Of The Kidneys

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Where is the pancreas located in the female body?

Where is the pancreas located in the female body?

Same as male body: It is a retroperitoneal organ, meaning it is located along the back side of you abdominal cavity. It lays behind the stomach and is connected to the first part of your small intestine, called the duodenum. ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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Where is bladder located in a female?

Where is bladder located in a female?

Lower abdomen: It is located in the middle lower abdomen right above the pubic area. You can google images for the female bladder to see a diagram/cartoon of the organ. ...Read more

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What organs are located in the area below the breastbone for female?

What organs are located in the area below the breastbone for female?

Several: This would be the upper abdomen, liver, stomach, esophagus, gallbladder, spleen on left, diaphragm, various nerves and large blood vessels (in the back of the area) ...Read more

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Where in the female body is the uterus located at?

top of vagina: The uterus is the generative organ at the top of the vagina of which the cervix is the lower opening. It is in the lower portion of the pelvic cavity behind the bladder. It is usually the size of a fist but of course gets quite large during pregnancy. ...Read more

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Why is a transplanted kidney located in the lower part of the abdomen?

Why is a transplanted kidney located in the lower part of the abdomen?

R or L lower quad: The old kidneys are not removed and the transplant is usually placed in right or left lower quadrant in the abdomen. For the transplanted kidney to function it needs to have an artery and a vein for blood supply. The renal artery and vein are usually connected to the recipient's external iliac artery and vein. The urine needs to be transpported via ureter to the recipients's bladder. ...Read more

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Where is the gallbladder located on the female body?

Where is the gallbladder located on the female body?

Right Side: The gallbladder in both males and females is located under the liver. It is usually located closed to the bottom of the right rib cage on the abdomen. ...Read more

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Where is the epigastric region and what organs associated with digestion are located in that area?

Where is the epigastric region and what organs associated with digestion are located in that area?

The epigastric ...: Region is the upper abdomen between the bottom of the chest/ribcage and the bellybutton. The main gastrointestinal organs associated with digestion there are the stomach and first part of the small bowel (duodenum). The transverse colon also runs across the epigastric region. The liver, gallbladder, bile ducts, and pancreas are also located there and assist in digestion. ...Read more

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Where are the kidneys in the human body felt?

Where are the kidneys in the human body felt?

In the back: The kidneys are located in the back about the level of the umbilicus or above toward the head, and four to five centimeters from the spine on each side. A light pat on the back in this region can confirm if this is kidney pain. ...Read more

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Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Where is the pancreas located in the body?

Curves rnd duodenum.: This organ curves around the duodenum, which is below and to the right of your stomach. It is nearly in the center of your body/abdomen. ...Read more

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Where is the colon located in your body?

Where is the colon located in your body?

From R to L: The colon is like a horseshoe that starts in the right lower abdomen, comes up the right side, across the middle, and down the left side. As the colon becomes the rectum, it dives into the pelvis. For this reasons symptoms associated with colon problems can be in several areas. ...Read more

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Where are the kidneys in the body used for?

Where are the kidneys in the body used for?

See below: Kidneys filter the blood and eliminate waste and get rid of excess fluid, and salt. They also have hormonal functions. ...Read more

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Show picture where are the kidneys located in which part of the body ?

Show picture where are the kidneys located in which part of the body
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Basic anatomy: They are located deep behind the intestines (retroperitoneal). From the back, they are blanketed by multiple layers of muscle. See http://education.Yahoo.Com/reference/gray/subjects/subject/253 which gives another view and more information. Note that "kidney pain" does not always correlate with the actual location of kidneys, as in other visceral organs. ...Read more

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What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

What are the accessory glands in the male reproductive system?

See remarks: there are several accessory glands 1) prostate & seminal vesicles :they provide a medium & reservoir for the sperm .The bulk of the ejaculate is the product of these 2 organs.(the sperm is a minute part of the ejaculate. 2) Littre glands : these glands below the prostate provide lubrication These are the basic accessory glands ...Read more

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What are the symptoms of an adenocarinoma located in the uterus?

What are the symptoms of an adenocarinoma located in the uterus?

Bleeding, etc: Vaginal bleeding (esp postmenopausal bleeding) is the most common sx, followed by pelvic pain, vaginal discharge, and enlarged uterus. When metastassis, patient can also have symptoms related to the involved organs. Uterine or endometrial adenocarcinoma usually occurs in post-menopausal woman, less commonly in pre-menopausal woman. ...Read more

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Where are the lungs located in the back?

Where are the lungs located in the back?

Fronm neck down: From back of neck and shoulders to about one inch below scapula. ...Read more

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Where exactly is the heart located in the body?

Where exactly is the heart located in the body?

Middle of the chest: it's pretty much in the middle of the chest. the tip is pointed a bit to the left, but most of it is behind the breastbone. that's why we often have to divide the breastbone to do heart surgery. ...Read more

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Where is the location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Where is the location of the pancreas in my abdomen?

Pancreas : The pancreas is in the retroperitoneum in the upper abdomen. It runs transversely from the duodenum to the spleen. It makes up the back wall of the lesser sac behind the stomach and it contains the highway of vessels going to the intestines and spleen and then back to the liver. ...Read more

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What are the organs in the epigastric region?

What are the organs in the epigastric region?

The epigastric ...: Region is the upper half of the abdomen from the bellybutton to the ribcage. Organs in that area include the liver, gallbladder, spleen, pancreas, stomach, duodenum, proximal jejunum, transverse colon, upper parts of the kidneys, and adrenal glands. ...Read more