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Intestinal Ischemia Surgery & Treatment

Intestinal ischemia is a condition that affects the blood supply to the intestines. While it’s not as common as hemorrhoids, it can be serious and lead to damage and death of the intestinal tissue. There are several different types of intestinal ischemia, each with its own set of symptoms and treatment options. In this article,

Can Multivitamins Cause Hemorrhoids?

Multivitamins and supplements make up a large portion of the health and wellness industry today.  Many people take multivitamins as part of their daily regimen to make sure they get all the nutrients they need to remain healthy. But can taking multivitamins actually cause hemorrhoids?  That’s what we’ll discuss in this article. We’ll also discuss:

Cologuard vs Colonoscopy: Don’t Be Fooled by the Marketing

Colorectal cancer is the fourth leading cause of new cancers and the second leading cause of cancer-related deaths in the United States.  Unfortunately, it’s often a silent disease with no noticeable signs or symptoms in the early stages. That’s why it’s important to get screened regularly for colorectal cancer, especially if you have a positive

Symptoms Of Hemorrhoids in Women

The symptoms of hemorrhoids in women are the same as in men. This is a common condition that accounts for 4 million doctor visits every year in the US.  Therefore, it’s important to know what it is, how you can identify it, and how it’s treated.  So if you’re a woman worried you might have

Pele’s Match Against Colon Cancer: How Colon Cancer Caused Multi-Organ Failure In Pele

The world is in shock and mourning the loss of a legendary athlete. Edson Arantes do Nascimento, more commonly known as Pele, recently passed away due to complications of colon cancer. Pele was a Brazilian soccer icon and three-time World Cup winner, playing in five World Cups and setting multiple records. He was an inspiration

Can Colon Dysplasia Go Away?

The word “dysplasia” can be scary, especially when you hear it from your doctor after they perform a colonoscopy on you. But many Technically, colon dysplasia can go away on its own, especially if it’s low-grade. But in clinical practice, this is very rare and doctors tend to err on the side of caution and

How is Colon Cancer Diagnosed?

Colon cancer — also known as colorectal cancer — is the 4th most common cancer* in the US overall. It’s also the fourth deadliest cancer, after lung, breast (females), and prostate (males) cancers. In this article we discuss how is colon cancer diagnosed. Since colon cancer is relatively common, it’s important to know how it’s

Can Crohn’s Disease Cause Hemorrhoids?

Crohn’s disease (CD) is a relatively rare condition. However, it comes with a long list of complications, such as weight loss, anemia, and digestive issues. But are hemorrhoids included in that list? That is — can Crohn’s disease cause hemorrhoids? Well, the answer is both yes and no. Read ahead to learn more about what

How to Treat Thrombosed Hemorrhoids and Get Rid of Them for Good!

There are many complications of a hemorrhoid. However, a thrombosed hemorrhoid is one of the most painful. A thrombosed hemorrhoid occurs when an external hemorrhoid forms a blood clot. This blood clot can cause severe pain, inflammation, and swelling. That’s why today we wrote about how to treat thrombised hemorrhoids and get rid of them!

Can I Get A Colonoscopy With Hemorrhoids?

Hemorrhoids are already annoying enough. But add the words “colonoscopy” and “hemorrhoids” together, and you might as well be talking about root canals and paper cuts.  The very thought of having a colonoscopy when you have hemorrhoids is enough to make anyone squirm in their seat. But the truth is, hemorrhoids and colonoscopies are not

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