What are hemorrhoids? Essentially, hemorrhoids are swollen pieces of blood vessels in anus and lower rectum that cause extreme discomfort. The main cause behind this swelling is that the veins grow, and their walls get stretched, thin, and rushed while the stool is being passed. There are two types of hemorrhoids; namely, internal [...]
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Definition: Colon cancer: It is also known as bowel cancer and colorectal cancer. It is the formation of cancer in the colon or rectum. Cancer is the development and spread of abnormal cells. Symptoms: The signs and symptoms depend on the staging of cancer, the size of cancer tissue, and the site of [...]
Constipation and it’s effects: How It Makes Anorectal Diseases More Complicate? What is constipation? Constipation is a condition interpreted by people in different ways. But roughly it can be said that a person can be said to suffer from constipation when he/she has three or less than three bowel movements in a week, and/or [...]
What is Rectal Discharge? Rectal discharge is a substance other than feces and blood that oozes out of the rectum. The substance is mainly pus or mucus that is noticeable either in stool or undergarment. Rectal discharge occurs as a result of many conditions such as infections and inflammatory disorders. Symptoms associated with Rectal [...]
Anorectal Malformations in Children: What Causes Anorectal malformation and How to Correct Them? What is anorectal malformation? Anorectal malformations are congenital birth defects that occur during pregnancy. The malformation occurs in the lower part of the digestive tract where the anus and rectum do not form properly. Types of anorectal malformation: Abnormalities in both [...]
Things You Need to Know about Anal Fistula: Causes and Types What is an anal fistula? An anal fistula is a small abnormal tunnel/cavity/tract that forms between the end of the bowel (anal canal) and the perianal skin. This occurs due to an infection surrounding the anus causing an accumulation of pus (perennial abscess) [...]
Anal Fissure: Causes and Treatment Description of anal fissure: An anal fissure is a tear or rip that develops in the lining of the anus. The tear may extend into the internal sphincter (a circular ring of smooth muscle). When an anal fissure forms, the internal sphincter muscle goes into spasm which leads to [...]
Rectum: Description: Rectum is the last part of the large intestine that begins from the lower end of the sigmoid colon and terminates in the anal canal. As the rectum approaches the anus, it becomes large and forms the rectal ampulla. The size of the adult rectum is 10 to 15 centimeters long. Function: [...]
What are hemorrhoids? Hemorrhoids are commonly known as Piles. They are swollen, distended veins found protruding out of the anus or inside the anal canal. Types of hemorrhoids Hemorrhoids or Piles can be classified into three types, based on the anatomy. Internal Hemorrhoids. They are above the dentate line*. They are located inside the rectum. [...]