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When is a Cyst a Medical Problem? Dec 17th, 2020

Cysts can pop up in various places on your body, both externally (such as a facial cyst from an acne-related condition) and internally (such as ovarian cysts that can cause pain and infertility). When does a cyst require medical attention? Typically, if there’s an infection or a high chance of...

Anal Fistula: Causes and Effective Treatments Nov 9th, 2020

Anal fistulas are one of the most embarasing, uncomfortable conditions you can experience. Thankfully, this problem is fully treatable, especially if you act promptly and seek the help of an experienced proctologist. Ronald Ambe, MD, has been serving those in the Kingwood, Texas area for years. He understands the delicate...

Rectal Prolapse: There Are Solutions Oct 14th, 2020

A prolapse happens when any part of your body separates, stretches, or falls away from or out of where it’s supposed to be. In the case of rectal prolapse, your rectum may fall down and out of your anus, making it difficult to have a bowel movement or causing fecal...

Tips for Managing Crohn's Disease Sep 1st, 2020

Nearly 800,000 people in the United States struggle with the flare-ups and uncomfortable symptoms associated with Crohn’s disease, an inflammatory bowel condition. It can be difficult to identify and manage Crohn’s flare-ups, but there are ways you can alleviate symptoms and cope with the effects of your condition. Changes might...

What's Behind Your Anal Discomfort? Aug 13th, 2020

There's nothing quite as uncomfortable and embarassing as anal issues. Whether you're experiencing intense itching or sudden spasms of pain, getting to the bottom of what's causing your rectal agony is a top priority. In Kingwood, Texas, Dr. Ronald Ambe of Texas Surgical Care provides care for patients with rectal...

Recognizing the Signs of Diverticulitis Jul 21st, 2020

Stomach complaints, fevers, abdominal pain and other symptoms can have many different causes. However, if your doctor can’t arrive at a diagnosis, you’ll want more answers. A second opinion could reveal a hidden condition known as diverticulitis.  In Kingwood, Texas, Dr. Ronald Ambe of Texas Surgical Care provides care for...

Signs You Might Need Gallbladder Surgery Jun 18th, 2020

Are you having symptoms of gallbladder problems? Gallbladder surgery might be necessary for a number of reasons, from severe gallstones to more serious issues like cancer.  In Kingwood, Texas, Dr. Ronald Ambe of Texas Surgical Care provides diagnoses, experienced medical advice, and surgical care to those suffering from gastrointestinal issues....

5 Steps that Can Reduce Your Risk for Colon Cancer May 29th, 2020

Colorectal cancers, which include cancers of the colon and rectum, are the second-deadliest type of cancer. Around one in 20 people will develop colorectal cancer at some point during their lifetime. At Texas Surgical Care in Kingwood, Texas, Dr. Ronald Ambe can help advise you of your colon cancer risks,...

5 Tips For Preventing A Hernia Apr 27th, 2020

A hernia is a tear, opening, or weakness that typically occurs in your abdominal muscles. It causes fat or intestines to poke through and form a bulge similar to a water balloon. Hernias don’t have just a single cause; they are the result of many factors. Treatment options, on the...

Are Hemorrhoids Normal? When to See a Doctor Mar 3rd, 2020

Has going “number two” become an unwelcome and unpleasant chore? If you’re experiencing painful bowel movements; see faint bleeding after passing stool; or have bumps, itchiness, or swelling near your anal entrance, you probably have hemorrhoids. You may wonder if Preparation H is a good investment, or if you should...