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Where is your liver located right side?

Where is your liver located right side?

Yes: It sits just to the right of your stomach. ...Read more

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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

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

See your liver specialist regularly
Every other month
Take prescribed medications carefully
Once
Avoid raw seafood and shellfish
Once
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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

Weigh yourself. If you're gaining weight, tell your doctor.
Daily
Take medications as directed by your doctor
Daily
Elevate legs to help with swelling
3x day
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I've had some dull pain in my upper right abdomen where i think my liver is located. Is this a sign of fatty liver disease?

I've had some dull pain in my upper right abdomen where i think my liver is located. Is this a sign of fatty liver disease?

Possible: it is possible, if the liver is enlarged due to excess amount of fat, a person can get dull pain in the upper right abdomen. Other problems should be excluded, and an image of the liver is indicated ...Read more

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I want to donate half my liver to my fiance, what factors are considered? Where are these procedures performed?

I want to donate half my liver to my fiance, what factors are considered? Where are these procedures performed?

Your Health & Desire: Living donor liver transplantation can be performed safely at unos-certified liver transplant centers. The center will examine you from head to toe to make sure that you are motivated, aware of the risks, and healthy enough to donate and live a normal life after your operation. ...Read more

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Treating Liver Failure (Checklist)

Minimize animal protein in your diet
daily
Take all meds as prescribed
daily
Especially take lactulose to reduce blood ammonia
daily
And avoid constipation
daily
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Where is the liver and what is its function?

Where is the liver and what is its function?

Right side: The liver is central to certain functions: 1) synthesizing proteins, 2) metabolism, and 3) fluid balance in conjunction with the kidneys. When the liver fails it is difficult to manage the protein insufficiency and the inability to metabolize things appropriately. This can cause significant and life limiting symptoms. ...Read more

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