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Why can the liver regenerate itself when none of the other major organs can?

A: Explanation the two following texts do answer the question, but in medically descriptive fashion. the simplest explanation of ''why'' holds that natural selection has evolved an organ that is so critical to the body''s functioning that, were it to fail, death would result. Given the liver''s criticality, and the fact that the body possesses a single liver, the liver also evolved the ability to regenerate. Mechanically complex organs (the...


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can Any Human Organ regenerate itself?

A: the human liver can regenerate if a portion of it is removed. A severely damaged liver (drug abuse, Hepatitis, alcoholism) is unable to regenerate. the skin is an organ. It repairs itself, although when large portions are missing, grafts are necessary. Yes. the liver has impressive regenerative properties. If part of it is damaged or surgically removed, the rest can grow to compensate. there are limits, though. If you lose your liver completely, you won''t grow ano

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can Any Human Organ regenerate itself?

A: the human liver can regenerate if a portion of it is removed. A severely damaged liver (drug abuse, Hepatitis, alcoholism) is unable to regenerate. the skin is an organ. It repairs itself, although when large portions are missing, grafts are necessary. Yes. the liver has impressive regenerative properties. If part of it is damaged or surgically removed, the rest can grow to compensate. there are limits, though. If you lose your liver completely, you won''t grow ano

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can we live with partial part of the liver?

A: thoeretically yes... in reality i guess it depends a lot on: the size which is left (the surgeons take care of that) how healthy one eats so that the liver is not overloaded how much alcohol one consumes, the less the better, as it slows down metabolism in liver and may lead to cirrhosis of the liver - a condition where the liver substance is destroyed by turning in fibrous tissue if you are worried you should speak to your doctor, he or she should know the details as

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Cleaning the liver?

A: Milk Thistle I have hepatitis C, a liver disease. I have been monitoring my liver and its function since it became more pronounced. there are different health food store ways to flush your ducts from your liver and i have found them very useful, about once a year. Also seems to work quite well. Go the any hepatitis site on line and they will tell you what they are . After I do a cleanse I do feel better; I do know the difference! No - some may tell you there is but there is not. there is NO SUCH...


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What''s the only internal organ that can regenerate itself?

A: the liver is the only internal organ that can regenerate itself. In fact, you can lose up to 75 percent of your liver, and the remaining parts can regenerate itself into a whole liver again. Amazing stuff. (''If only hair worked the same way,'' says the bald man...) Hepatocytes are the liver cells that are responsible for the liver''s ability to
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can the Human liver Organ regenerate Itself After Having Hep B With..

A: I know from my personal experience depends on how much damage has been done.Keep away from things that are tuff on the liver vitamins and Tylenol Alcohol.Start taking sylmarin that really helps its also known as Milkthisleok it dos repair itsef.good luck. ...


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can the body survive with only part of the liver?

A: the liver is the only organ in the human body that can regenerate. It is possible to live with part of your liver because it will regenerate itself. Many times only part of a liver is transplanted during a transplant....
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liver clinical trials, Mayo Clinic & Questions!

A: Finnster''s Mom, I cannot answer all of your questions, but I can address a couple of issues. I personally do not have experience w/ Mayo Clinic in jacksonville, but I have heard other members here speak very highly of it. With regard to drinking alcohol.....alcohol is an absolute no-no whether you are a social drinker or not. Alcohol and liver disease just do not mix! So, you do need to abstain from drinking. With regard to diet, you should be on a low sodium diet and be VERY careful of the proteins. Red meat in particular is very hard for a diseased liver to digest, so try to get your proteins from o

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liver scarification

A: as i know, liver is a very little regenerative organ. when you lose 60% of total liver, it won"t work properly. and liver scar is usually thought as not reversible. and what substance you refer is not practically used, i don"t know what that"s about.can you tell me the name of that substance?...
 
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