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Why do I have pain when passing stools?

I have a strange pain when passing stools. All my tests are clear, but the pain is there. What could It be?

Why do I have a little bleeding after my colonoscopy?

I recently had a colonoscopy and now I have a little bleeding in my stools. What could be the reason for this? Is it normal?

What are the risks of a Colectomy?

I am due to undergo a partial bowel resection. What are the possible risks of this surgery?

How do you identify anal fissures?

How are anal fissures usually diagnosed in people? There's so much pain in that area, but I definitely need to be calmed down a little with this. I want to get this issue diagnosed,...

Can lower back pain cause pain in my rectum?

Can lower back pain cause pain in my rectum? My lower back pain also causes numbness in my upper thighs, and sometimes pain in one foot. Any advice will help. Thanks!

Is surgery necessary for diverticulitis?

My father has been diagnosed with diverticulitis and the doctor is talking about surgery, just after our appointment. Is surgery really necessary for this condition?

Is there a diet specific for a person suffering with IBD?

I have had IBD for many years and I haven't got the hang of managing it. Is there a diet specific for an IBD patient?

What is the diet recommended to manage diverticulosis?

I have been diagnosed with diverticulosis and everyone says it can be best managed with a diet. What is the diet recommended for this condition?

What are the chances that my polyps could be cancer?

I have been diagnosed with polyps in my colon, and I am anxiously awaiting the results from my biopsy. What are the chances that it could be a cancer?

Can hemorrhoids cause internal injury?

I'm currently using topical treatment for hemorrhoids but ever since I started (3 weeks ago) I've been experiencing a sharp pain around an hour after I apply the medication. Could...

When should I start going to a proctologist?

I am 30 years old, but prostate cancer unfortunately runs in my family. When should I start seeing a proctologist for routine care?

Can kegels help in strengthening my colon muscles?

I want to start kegels to strengthen my colon muscles. Do you think it will help?

Can long term IBD cause my digestive system to fail?

I have been suffering from Crohn's for the last 3 years. I can't find a medication or treatment that helps. However it is usually pretty mild and I am able to control it mostly...

What the best diet recommended for diverticulosis?

My mother has been suffering from diverticulosis. What is the best diet recommended to make sure she's taking care of herself the best she can?

Why do I have to go to the bathroom after eating spicy food?

Why do I end up on the toilet after eating spicy food? Is there a way to manage this better?

How are hemorrhoids treated in elderly people?

My father, who is 72 years old, is suffering from hemorrhoids. What would be the course of treatment for him? Would it be different because he's older?


I had a fissurectomy 9 months back, got fissures after childbirth. After that I experienced itching and scratching feeling in anus but now I feel a kind of stretching in the anal...

Does eating too much of fruits cause issues with the colon?

As a part of my diet program, I have been eating a lot of fruits. I haven't felt anything yet, but I heard that when you eat too many fruits, it could lead to a few issues like...

How can a proctologist treat my anal pain?

Whenever I pass stool, I feel severe pain in my anal area. I'm way too young to have hemorrhoids, so I know it's not that (40 years old). What else could this be? I have an...


I had a hemorrhoid come out a few days ago. It is very painful and is not responding to OTC medications, suppositories, and external cream. What should I do?

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