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Is It Hemorrhoid Or Anal Fissure?

Hemorrhoids and anal fissures are common conditions. And it’s not uncommon for people with hemorrhoids to also develop anal fissures. Plus, both conditions share common symptoms, which might lead to confusion. So in this article, we will discuss how you can differentiate between hemorrhoids and anal fissures. We’ll discuss what hemorroids are, what anal fissures

Working Out With Hemorrhoids: Is It a Good Idea?

It’s no secret that working out with hemorrhoids can be difficult. You may not feel up to it, or you may be worried about the pain and bleeding. However, there are a few things you can do to make working out with hemorrhoids a bit easier. Keep on reading to the end to find out

Appendicitis Vs. Diverticulitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

If you experience sharp pain in the lower abdomen along with fever, nausea, and vomiting, the two most common culprits for your condition would be appendicitis or diverticulitis. But what exactly is the difference between these two health conditions? Keep on reading to find out! What is Appendicitis? In simple words, appendicitis is inflammation of

What Newly Diagnosed Diverticulosis Patients Should Know

Have you recently been diagnosed with diverticulosis? If the answer is yes, you are not alone. Diverticulosis is common in the developed world, where people consume less fiber in their food. It is diagnosed in around 200,000 people every year in the United States. Diverticulosis is not a problematic disease itself and rarely causes symptoms.

Can you DIY Your Hemorrhoids?

You don’t always have to visit a doctor to find ways to ease your hemorrhoid pain, swelling, and itching. Sometimes, the best treatments for hemorrhoids are those that you can do yourself at home. Keep reading till the end to find out 8 DIY tips and home remedies that will help you deal with your

Is It Appendicitis Or Cramps?

Appendicitis occurs when the appendix — a part of the large intestine — becomes inflamed. And for the most part, it can feel very similar to abdominal and menstrual cramps. But, unlike cramps that come and go, inflammation of the appendix is a medical emergency and requires prompt care. Therefore, knowing how to differentiate between

Hemorrhoids vs Colorectal Cancer: Signs, Treatment, and Complications

Did you know that there are two very different diseases that can affect your rectum and anus? Hemorrhoids and colorectal cancer are both common, but they have very different symptoms, treatments, and complications. In this article, we will compare and contrast these two diseases to help you understand the differences between them. What are Hemorrhoids?

Can Hemorrhoids Develop Without Constipation?

You’re not alone if you have been diagnosed with hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids are relatively common and affect many people across the globe. The internet may lead you to believe that constipation is the only cause of hemorrhoids. But is it possible to develop hemorrhoids without constipation? To answer that question, this article will discuss what hemorrhoids

How We Treat Hemorrhoids During Pregnancy

Pregnancy hemorrhoids are common and occur in around 30% of pregnancies. In some ethnicities, up to 80% of pregnant women suffer from the condition. If you are pregnant and have developed hemorrhoids, this article will answer all your questions about the illness.  We’ll discuss what hemorrhoids are, why they occur during a pregnancy, how long

Difference Between Hemorrhoids & Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD)

Hemorrhoids and inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) are common diseases. Both affect the digestive tract, which is why it can be confusing to tell them apart.  Despite sharing a few similarities, hemorrhoids and IBD are entirely different diseases and have different treatments.  So in this article, we will look at what hemorrhoids are, what inflammatory bowel

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