Stomach

The stomach is a muscular organ located on the left side of the upper abdomen. The stomach receives food from the esophagus. As food reaches the end of the esophagus, it enters the stomach through a muscular valve called the lower esophageal sphincter. The stomach secretes acid and enzymes that digest food. Ridges of muscle […]

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Hepatitis B

Liver disease caused by the hepatitis B virus (HBV).It is spread by direct contact with bodily fluids such as blood, semen, and vaginal secretions. Most adults (95%) are able to fight off HBV within six months. Others have long-term HBV infection known as chronic HBV.About 95% of infants infected at birth develop chronic HBV.Quite a […]

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CIRRHOSIS OF LIVER

Liver is one of the most important organs in your body and weighs about 3 pounds.  It sits in the upper right side of the abdomen, below the ribs. The functions of the liver include: Making bile. Changing food into energy. Cleaning drugs and toxic wastes from your system. Part of the defense system of […]

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Hepatitis C

Hepatitis is any kind of inflammation (a reaction which can include swelling and pain) of the liver. Hepatitis C is a liver infection caused by the hepatitis C virus. The hepatitis C virus is spread primarily by direct contact with the blood (or body fluids containing blood) of an infected person. For example Have injected […]

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