What Can Be Done About My Fecal Incontinence?

No one ever feels comfortable talking about fecal incontinence. As a result, you may feel alone and be surprised to learn that it may affect one-third of adults. Here's a rundown of the many treatments for people who can't control bowel movements.

Nov 19th, 2021
I Have Bleeding and Rectal Pain: Do I Have an Anal Fissure?

Anal fissures definitely cause rectal pain and bleeding, but so do other conditions. Some of those conditions lead to so much pain that people avoid going to the bathroom. Here’s a rundown of the problems that cause rectal pain and bleeding.

Oct 14th, 2021
Can My Diverticulitis Be Cured?

Every year, the severe pain of diverticulitis is responsible for about 2 million trips to the doctor, urgent care facility, or local emergency room. While medication effectively treats diverticulitis, the condition can only be cured with surgery.

Sep 15th, 2021
The Link Between Prolonged Sitting and Hemorrhoids

You may know that hemorrhoids are incredibly common in adults. But did you know that you can prevent hemorrhoids, and bypass the itching, burning, and pain, if you avoid prolonged sitting? Learn more about preventing hemorrhoids.

Aug 16th, 2021
Help for Your Diverticulitis

Every year, diverticulitis accounts for nearly two million outpatient visits and over 200,000 hospitalizations. Each one represents a person who sought help for one reason: severe pain. Read on to learn more about treatments for diverticulitis.

Jul 28th, 2021
How to Lower Your Risk for Hemorrhoid Pain

Hemorrhoid pain can stop you in your tracks. Although rarely dangerous, untreated hemorrhoids can cause troublesome complications. If you’re struggling with hemorrhoids, it’s time to seek professional help.

May 1st, 2021
Why You Shouldn’t Ignore Anal Leakage

Anal leakage is an embarrassing problem that many people choose to ignore. But ignoring your bowel incontinence won’t make things better. And, in many cases, a professional can help you regain control over your bowels quickly and simply.

Apr 8th, 2021
What Medications Help Crohn’s and Colitis?

For many patients, medications can be effective in controlling symptoms of Crohn’s and colitis, preventing disease progression and reducing complications. Find out how different types of medications can improve your quality of life.

Mar 14th, 2021
Diverticulitis and Unhealthy Weight Loss

Experiencing sudden weight loss might be a symptom of a more serious problem. If you have unexplained headaches, nausea, or loss of appetite, you may have an underlying problem that requires medical attention — such as diverticulitis.

Feb 5th, 2021
Anal Fistula Signs and Treatment

Anal fistulas are infected passageways that form between your anus and outside skin. They’re often painful, and infection can lead to other health complications. Learn to recognize the signs of an anal fistula and find the treatment you need.

Jan 7th, 2021
What is a Pilonidal Cyst?

Do you have what looks like a pimple on your tailbone? Is it painful when you sit? Then you may have a pilonidal cyst, not a pimple. Click here to learn more about this common skin condition and what can be done about it.

Dec 3rd, 2020
6 Tips for Managing Crohn's Disease Over the Holidays

If you have Crohn’s disease, you know a flare-up can quickly derail your plans. But you don’t have to let your symptoms get in the way of enjoying the holiday season. Check out our tips for managing Crohn’s disease and feeling your best this year.

Nov 9th, 2020
5 Warning Signs of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease can be painful and stressful, and it may interfere with your day-to-day activities. Learn the warning signs of IBD and how our team can help you reclaim your quality of life.

Oct 1st, 2020
Struggling with Fecal Incontinence? We Can Help

If you’re worried about socializing or going places because you may have an accident, you should know it isn’t uncommon, particularly for women. Fecal incontinence can be upsetting and embarrassing, but we can help.

Sep 7th, 2020
The Most Common Causes of Anal Fissures

Millions of Americans experience anal fissures, small tears around the anus that can be painful and embarrassing to talk about with their physician. However, with awareness and treatment, you can reduce the frequency of their occurrence.

Aug 24th, 2020
Spotting the Warning Signs of Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis symptoms can make life extremely difficult. Understanding the signs of this common condition and seeking prompt diagnosis and treatment can bring relief while protecting you from complications.

Jul 15th, 2020
When Should I Schedule My First Colonoscopy?

If you’re age 50 or older or hold risk factors for colorectal cancer, don’t wait to schedule your first colonoscopy. The routine, non-painful test has made colorectal cancer one of the most preventable forms of cancer.

Jun 12th, 2020
When to See a Doctor About Hemorrhoids

Have you been experiencing uncomfortable rectal symptoms? You don’t have to wait until pain or discomfort disrupts your life to seek medical treatment. Here’s what you need to know about hemorrhoids and finding effective relief.

May 20th, 2020