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Help for Your Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids can be painful, uncomfortable, and embarrassing to bring up to your doctor. Here’s how we can help you get the consideration you need as well as relief from the burning, itching, and pressure.

May 25th, 2021
Recognizing the Symptoms of a Pilonidal Cyst

Pilonidal cysts can be a pain in the rear, in more ways than one. Here’s what you need to know about this condition, how to recognize the signs and symptoms, and when you need to seek treatment.

Apr 21st, 2021
When Gallbladder Surgery Might Be Necessary

Gallbladder attacks are painful, scary, and can disrupt every aspect of your life. If you’re struggling with uncomfortable and chronic gallbladder issues, surgery might be the best possible solution.

Mar 17th, 2021
When to Schedule a Colonoscopy

If you get a group of older Americans in a room together, they’ll soon start comparing life experiences, including medical procedures such as a colonoscopy. How do you know if you need to schedule one for yourself?

Feb 17th, 2021
What Makes Bowel Movements Painful?

Painful bowel movements are an issue that can have many causes. If you haven’t visited a doctor yet, an expert can help you diagnose and treat your bowel condition and relieve your pain.

Jan 18th, 2021
When is a Cyst a Medical Problem?

Do you have a cyst in an uncomfortable or embarrassing place? Keep reading to find out when you should see a doctor about that cyst in your buttocks area and learn what treatment options are available.

Dec 17th, 2020
Anal Fistula: Causes and Effective Treatments

If you’ve been diagnosed with an anal fistula, you might be feeling lost and overwhelmed. Here’s some insight into how anal fistulas are formed, what your risk factors are, and what your doctor can do for you.

Nov 9th, 2020
Rectal Prolapse: There Are Solutions

Rectal prolapse can be scary, embarrassing, frustrating, and uncomfortable. Fortunately, there are solutions that can restore your confidence and eliminate your discomfort.

Oct 14th, 2020
Tips for Managing Crohn's Disease

Flare-ups of Crohn’s disease symptoms can put a massive strain on your daily life. Here are some tips on how to manage your chronic condition, and when it might be time to consider surgical options.

Sep 1st, 2020
What's Behind Your Anal Discomfort?

There are many causes of rectal itching or pain, from hygiene issues to potential growths or tears. Find out what might be causing your anal discomfort and if you might need medical attention.

Aug 13th, 2020
Recognizing the Signs of Diverticulitis

Do you have chronic stomach complaints or fevers that come and go, but can’t pin down their cause? If you're over 60 years of age, female, or have certain other risk factors, you could have diverticulitis.

Jul 21st, 2020
Signs You Might Need Gallbladder Surgery

Problems with the gallbladder can lead to nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, and more. Thankfully, your gallbladder issues are likely to be completely treatable, possibly with surgery.

Jun 18th, 2020
5 Tips For Preventing A Hernia

A hernia is your body’s way of telling you to sit back and take it easy because you’re putting too much pressure on yourself. Why wait until your body gives you this painful warning? Instead, prevent a hernia with these five tips.

Apr 27th, 2020
Are Hemorrhoids Normal? When to See a Doctor

Hemorrhoids can be uncomfortable and embarrassing, but they’re also relatively common. When should you self-treat, and when is it time to call and make an appointment with a proctologist? Read on to learn more.

Mar 3rd, 2020