Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) testing is done based on a physician’s judgment after examining many factors such as family history, symptoms, stress factors, etc. Let's take a look at the tests that are relevant to the diagnosis of IBS.
If you’ve gotten screened for colorectal cancer, whether it was because of symptoms or regular screening, your doctor may find something called a colon polyp. While polyps are common and oftentimes don’t become cancer, they will still usually need to be removed. Below, we will discuss what colon polyps are, what causes colon polyps, and how to treat colon polyps.
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.