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Doctor insights on: Where Is Your Liver Located In Your Body Diagram

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Dr. M. Hytham Beck
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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 does the liver do to keep the body healthy?

What does the liver do to keep the body healthy?

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

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Where in your body is your liver if 65 yr old male drinker?

Where in your body is your liver if 65 yr old male drinker?

See below : Under your left ribs. However if you have liver disease, it could extend below your belly button. ...Read more

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If liver is located on right side then what could being hurting me on my left lower side of body?

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

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What is the function of andrews liver salt in the body?

What is the function of andrews liver salt in the body?

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 more

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Is kratom dangerous to ingest? How is it processed in the body? Liver?

Dangerous & illegal: Kratom is an herb that produces narcotic-like effect. No controlled studies are available for review however it is illegal in several countries. ...Read more

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How does liver disease affect your body?

How does liver disease affect your body?

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

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Does liver regenerate as soon as alcohol out of body ?

Does liver regenerate as soon as alcohol out of body ?

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

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I am taking various anti-dipressants for over 10 years now. Can i continue? WIll it affect badly my body, (eg liver)?

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

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What other body functions are affected by cirrhosis of the liver?

What other body functions are affected by cirrhosis of the liver?

ESLD manifestations: No system of the body is spared in the syndrome of cirrhosis with end-stage liver disease (esld). Will see general deterioration, endocrine problems, cardiovascular, GI (diarrhea, gastropathy) pancreatic-biliary, neurologic, hematologic (coagulopathy ; bone marrow abnormalities), lung (hepatopulmonary), kidney (hepatorenal), lymphatic, dermatologic, musculoskeletal, ;higher risks of cancer. ...Read more

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Good day ... what do i do cure the liver spots on my body?

Liver spots: These can be treated by bleaching creams and a number of different lasers. See a good dermatologist and begin a treatment regimine ...Read more

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If some ones blood group is ab+ can he take liver from any body?

If some ones blood group is ab+ can he take liver from any body?

Not that simple.: Blood type, crossmatch, & HLA testing all need to be asesed before one can be considered for use (regarding liver transplant). ...Read more

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Why does the body retain fluids when the kidney and liver are failing?

Why  does the body retain fluids when the kidney and liver are failing?

Complicated question: Liver and kidney are two major metabolic morgans in the body. Simply speaking, they are the factories to generate the products that the body can use and eliminate the side products that body will not use or too much. Once they fail to function normally, fluid with those material cannot be eliminated, fluid will accumulate inside the body. ...Read more

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Once a liver infection has spread to the body can the infection be cured?

Once a liver infection has spread to the body can the infection be cured?

Liver infection: Depends upon the type of infection to which you may be referring. Generally, it is infection elsewhere which spreads to the liver. If you provide more details might be of further help. Good luck. ...Read more