Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are the normal blood vessels that line the anal canal. In their normal condition, these veins supply extra padding to the anal canal. It isn’t until they become symptomatic that we discuss hemorrhoids. They may become enlarged as a result of pregnancy, constipation, diarrhea or heavy lifting and straining. Hemorrhoid symptoms Hemorrhoid symptoms range in type and…

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Fecal Incontinence

What is fecal incontinence? Fecal Incontinence, also referred to as accidental bowel leakage, is when a person expectantly leaks gas or stool from the rectum. It can range from gas to a small amount of stool to a full bowel movement. Accidental bowel leakage while usually not dangerous can cause people a lot of distress and greatly affect…

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Colonoscopy

What is a Colonoscopy? Colonoscopy is an examination that enables your physician to look at the inside lining of your colon. Your doctor uses a very thin, flexible tube with a camera known as a colonoscope to take a look at the colon. A colonoscopy allows your doctor to discover if you have colon polyps,…

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Hemorrhoids Treatment

Hemorrhoids: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment Options – St. Mark’s Hospital Jill E. Waldron, MD an associate at Utah’s Associates in Colon and Rectal Surgery has made this informational video to help you get some answers about hemorrhoids. For more information about hemorrhoid treatment contact us at 801-263-1621 or fill out our contact form. For more information about…

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