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BOWEL CANCER by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm * Colon cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the colon. * Age and health history can affect the risk of developing colon cancer. * Possible signs of colon cancer include a change in bowel habits or blood in the stool. * Tests that examine the rectum, rectal tissue, and blood are used to detec ... Read on »
Massages and Rectums by Paula K Posted Sun 25 Mar 2012 1:28pm It’s a lovely sunny Friday afternoon.  Your husband drops you off at the local oncology centre for your massage.  You know there may be a few problems with lying on your front due to the new peritoneal cathetar in your tummy (hey, it’s a medical term) being tender.   As it turns out the therapist suggests an Indian head massage to accommodate thi ... Read on »
Anal Cancers by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Anal cancer is a disease in which malignant (cancer) cells form in the tissues of the anus. The anus is the end of the large intestine, below the rectum, through which stool (solid waste) leaves the body. Two sphincter muscles open and close the anal opening to let stool pass out of the body. The anal canal, the part of the anus between th ... Read on »
Diagnosing and Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome - Latest Expert Advice by Dave W Healthy Living ProfessionalFacebook Posted Mon 15 Aug 2011 6:58am Many people experience Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) symptoms.  Often the symptoms are mild but for many the condition is a long term burden.  Many patients worry that a more serious underlying problem might be the cause.  This concern can often by reduced by a simple professional assessment ... Read on »
Anal cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Anal cancer The anus is the name for the muscular area at the very end of the large bowel. It is the muscle which opens and closes to control bowel movements, and is where the bowel opens to the outside of the body. This muscle is also called a sphincter. The most common type of anal cancer is squamous cell. Other rarer types are ... Read on »
Anatomic Problems of the Colon by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm The colon, or large intestine, is part of the digestive system, which is a series of organs from the mouth to the anus. When the shape of the colon or the way it connects to other organs is abnormal, digestive problems result. Some of these anatomic problems can occur during embryonic development of the fetus in the womb and are known as co ... Read on »
Diagnosis/Symptoms by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:41pm Abdominal Pain, Long-Term Ongoing or recurrent abdominal pain, also called chronic pain, may be difficult to diagnose, causing frustration for both you and your doctor. Do your symptoms fit one of the diagnoses described in this chart? Keep reading.... Abdominal Pain, Short-Term Just about everyone has had a "stomachac ... Read on »
EVALUATING YOUR PET'S CONDITION by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 28 Apr 2013 12:00am EOB-1.... OK, now, pay attention!  If you've been reading this blog for long enough, you know that Helpful Buckeye has stressed repeatedly that a pet owner needs to be familiar with the habits and appearance of their dog or cat.  That is one of the most reliable ways to be able to tell when something just isn't right with t ... Read on »
Lumpy McLump Lump by Shay2181 Patient Expert Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:14pm 2 Comments Read on »
Prostate biopsy: how it's done and what's involved by Dr. Arnon Krongrad Medical Doctor Posted Wed 17 Sep 2008 1:40am Introduction A biopsy of the prostate is a surgical procedure in which (usually) several small sections of prostate tissue are removed from the prostate for microscopic examination. A biopsy will often be recommended if a digital rectal examination (DRE) reveals a lump or some other abnormality in the prostate. It may also be recommended if ... Read on »