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.
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.
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.