Colorectal Care Blog: Anal Fistula Treatment & Hemorrhoids Removal

How to Prevent Hemorrhoids: A Quick Guide

Hemorrhoids can be downright miserable. These irritated spots in and around your rectum can cause pain, swelling and itching. They might even bleed.If you can keep hemorrhoids from forming, you’ll be able to spare yourself this trouble. To protect your rectal health, take a look at this guide for how to prevent hemorrhoids. By following […]

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Using neoLaser for Anal Fistula Treatment

Anal Fistula

After an anal gland becomes infected, an anal fistula can develop. These unnatural tunnels typically run between the rectal wall of the colon to the outer layer of skin around the anus. They often cause significant discomfort for affected patients. There are a number of traditional treatments for anal fistulas. Depending on the location, size […]

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Sigmoidoscopy vs Colonoscopy: What’s the Difference?

Doctors use a variety of endoscopy procedures to examine the colorectal system. Two of the most common types of endoscopy are sigmoidoscopy and colonoscopy. As you’ll see in this sigmoidoscopy vs colonoscopy guide, each of these procedures plays an important role in the fight against colon cancer and other diseases.SigmoidoscopyWhat It ExaminesDuring a sigmoidoscopy procedure, your […]

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A Complete Guide to the Sigmoidoscopy Procedure

You’ve probably heard a lot about colonoscopies, but sigmoidoscopies don’t seem to receive as much attention. As a result, you might be surprised if your doctor suggests this procedure.Once you start to explore the sigmoidoscopy procedure, though, you’ll learn that it’s a relatively simple process. Knowing what to expect can build your confidence as you […]

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