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Bowel and stomach problems are e ... by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Bowel and stomach problems are extremely common. This section includes articles which cover a wide range of bowel conditions and how they are treated. ANAL FISSURE An anal fissure is a small ulcer in the lining of the rectum. They can cause pain and bleeding during bowel movements. The article contains s ... Read on »
4 feet less but still the best: My Jpouch Story by Megan and Mark H. Patient Expert Posted Mon 06 Apr 2009 7:49pm First, I would like to give props to my fabulous husband for coming up with the name of my jpouch story. It isn’t quite as cool as ‘No colon and still rollin’ but still kind of catchy! This is just one more thing my supportive partner does to rock my colon-less world! My initial journey with “Colin theColon” began in late 2005 when I relocated ... Read on »
Small Bowel and Colonic Intussusception by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Intussusception is a condition in which one section of the bowel tunnels into an adjoining section, like a collapsible telescope. Intussusception can occur in the colon, the small bowel, or between the small bowel and colon. The result is a blocked small bowel or colon. Intussusception is rare in adults. Causes include benign or ... Read on »
Understanding Bowel Movements by Lauren B. Patient Expert Posted Mon 25 Aug 2008 7:27pm Much to the chagrin and embarrassment of CF patients everywhere, bowel movements are an important part of our lives. In many ways our bowel movements serve as a benchmark that lets us know how things are going, so to speak, with our digestive systems. Cystic fibrosis patients with pancreatic insufficiency should be especially aware of all thi ... Read on »
CAN YOU RECOGNIZE THE 4 SIGNS OF CROHN’S DISEASE? by Stephanie S. Jewett Posted Wed 19 May 2010 5:29am           Crohn’s disease is a lifelong inflammatory bowel disease (IBD).  Parts of the digestive system get swollen and have deep sores called ulcers.  The disease usually is found in the last part of the small intestine and the first part of the large intestine, but it can develop anywhere in the digestive tract, from the mouth to the anus. ... Read on »
Hemorrhoids Pictures and Images by franklinb Posted Tue 04 Aug 2009 7:28pm Hemorrhoids Pictures and Images Pictures of external, internal, prolapsed, thrombosed hemorrhoids and anal/ rectal fissure. The pictures and images here will show you how hemorrhoids look like. To see real photos of hemorrhoid, please search below. External Hemorrhoids Pictures External hemorrhoids occur towards the tail of t ... Read on »
IBD by nitinsyal Patient Expert Posted Thu 25 Jun 2009 9:53pm Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is an idiopathic disease, probably involving an immune reaction of the body to its own intestinal tract. The 2 major types of IBD are ulcerative colitis and Crohn disease. As the name suggests, ulcerative colitis is limited to the colon; Crohn disease can involve any segment of the gastrointestinal tract from the ... Read on »
How to avoid external and internal hemorrhoids? by matsalyhr Posted Thu 23 Feb 2012 12:22pm Hemorrhoids are a condition where the anal veins are swollen. Though this is not a very serious issue it can cause a lot of pain. There are formed in two types Internal Hemorrhoids and External Hemroids. Internal Hemorrhoids are when the veins in the anal canal swells. They are not very painful as there are no nerves ending inside the anal canal. I ... Read on »
Gastrointestinal Disorders by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Functional disorders Functional disorders are those in which the bowel looks normal but doesn't work properly. They are the most common problems affecting the colon and rectum, and include constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). The primary causes for functional disorders include: Eating a diet low in fiber Not ... Read on »
Ileal Pouch Reconstruction by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What is Ileal Pouch Reconstruction? Ileal pouch reconstruction has allowed patients with conditions such as ulcerative colitis, familial polyposis and certain types of colon cancer to avoid living with a permanent ileostomy and external appliance after colectomy. The procedure involves removing the colon, rectum and anal canal lini ... Read on »