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Surgical Options For Anal Fistula Treatment

Surgical Options For Anal Fistula Treatment

Anal fistulas can be an uncomfortable ailment with sometimes painful symptoms persisting. The good news is your colorectal specialist can use a number of surgeries to treat anal fistulas. In this article we will explore the different ways you can treat an anal fistula using surgery.

What Is A Rectal Prolapse?

What Is A Rectal Prolapse?

Rectal prolapse, while rare, can be an incredibly uncomfortable condition. Issues related to relieving yourself can be frustrating enough to not want to discuss them with your doctor, but if you suspect something is amiss with your ability to pass normal bowel movements, it’s important to have it checked out. In this article we will answer the questions “what is a rectal prolapse”, “what causes rectal prolapse”, and discuss rectal prolapse symptoms, types of rectal prolapse, and rectal prolapse treatment.  

Cyst 101: Causes, Types, & Treatment Options

Cyst 101: Causes, Types, & Treatment Options

Cysts occur within tissue and can affect any part of the body. They are extremely common and usually benign. Below, we will discuss everything you need to know about cysts including what they are, common types of cysts, and how to treat cysts.   

Common Causes Of Constipation

Common Causes Of Constipation

Let’s face it, constipation happens. In fact, constipation is extremely common among all ages and populations in the U.S., with 16 out of 100 adults experiencing symptoms of constipation at one point or another. While some forms of constipation are unavoidable, others can be alleviated with lifestyle, diet changes, or other forms of treatment such as medication. Below, we discuss why constipation happens and six common causes of constipation.

Understanding The Difference Between IBS and IBD

Understanding The Difference Between IBS and IBD

You can probably correctly guess that the main difference between IBS and IBD is inflammation, but in order to understand what sets these two GI conditions apart, we’ve got to take a closer look. Here is everything you need to know Irritable Bowel Syndrome vs Inflammatory Bowel Disease.