When to test for colorectal cancer? By age 45

When to test for colorectal cancer? By age 45

The American Cancer Society (ACS) updated their guideline for colorectal cancer screening to include all men and women by age 45 for people at average risk. The previous guidelines were less rigid and did not recommend screenings begin for the average person until age 50. Anyone can call for free information about colorectal issues and…

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Anal incontinence treatments

Anal incontinence treatments

Anal incontinence treatments typically include non-invasive medicines or surgery. Sometimes called bowel incontinence or fecal incontinence, anal incontinence is a serious condition that has the ability to limit mobility and cause major discomfort for sufferers. In rare cases, anal incontinence may indicate a more serious health issue. For this reason suffers of anal incontinence should…

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Stopping rectal pain

Stopping rectal pain

Stopping rectal pain means addressing the root cause. Sometimes called anorectal pain, rectal pain can come from many different things, including anal fissure, constipation and diarrhea. Sufferers may also be experiencing discomfort in the anal regions because of hemorrhoids, anal abscesses or rectal prolapse. In some situations a doctor may determine there is a more…

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