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Anal Fissures: Information and Exercises

Anal Fissures: Information and Exercises

What are Anal Fissures? Anal fissures are tiny tears in the soft tissue lining the anal canal. These tears will often cause bleeding and severe pain, especially during bowel movements. Anal fissures will usually occur when passing hard or large stool, chronic diarrhea, childbirth, and inflammation of

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Colonoscopy and Colon Cancer

Colonoscopy and Colon Cancer

The colon, also called the large intestine, is the final section of the human digestive system, where water, salts and some nutrients are absorbed into the body leaving behind waste in the form of stool. Colorectal cancer occurs when cells in the colon or rectum divide uncontrollably,

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Western Diet Bad for Prostate Cancer Patients

Western Diet Bad for Prostate Cancer Patients

Study Finds Western Diet Increases Mortality Rate After Prostate Cancer A new study suggests that a Western diet – high in red and processed meats, refined grains and high-fat dairy products – could increase the risk of death for people with prostate cancer from both prostate cancer

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Facts of Hemorrhoids

Facts of Hemorrhoids

Facts of Hemorrhoids And What to Do About Them At least four-fifths of adults in Europe and North America will experience hemorrhoids at some point in their lives. Doctors say a large number of people who go and have a checkup are found to have hemorrhoids. The

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Preventing Hemorrhoids

Preventing Hemorrhoids

Tips and Tricks to Prevent Hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids (or hemroids) are also known as piles. Although they can be extremely unpleasant and painful for many people, they can be easily treated and are very preventable. As hemorrhoids generally get worse as time goes by, health care professionals say

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Anal Fissures

Anal Fissures

Anal Fissures An anal fissure is a split or tear in the lining of the anal canal (rectal opening). These can occur from an episode of constipation and even diarrhea. There is good news, however, in that many anal fissures heal on their own. The bad news

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Embarrassing Anorectal Disorders

Embarrassing Anorectal Disorders

Embarrassing Anorectal Disorders Failure to Act Could be More Embarrassing Suffering from anorectal disorders can be an embarrassing, touchy subject. Nobody wants to admit they have problems with their bums and seek professional help and treatment. However, ignoring the issue entirely can cause the issue to only

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Pilonidal Cyst and How To Prevent It

Pilonidal Cyst and How To Prevent It

Pilonidal Cyst and How To Prevent It A pilonidal (pie-low-NIE-dul) cyst is an abnormal pocket in the skin located below the tailbone that usually contains hair and skin debris. These cysts typically occur when hair punctures the skin and then becomes built up and causing a cyst.

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