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An Inside Look at Rectal Cancer by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm 1 Comment Rectal Cancer Overview The rectum is the lower part of the colon that connects the large bowel to the anus. The rectum’s primary function is to store formed stool in preparation for evacuation. Like the colon, the 3 layers of the rectal wall are as follows: Mucosa: This layer of the rectal wall lines the inner surface. Th ... Read on »
Stop Bleeding Naturally With Traditional Chinese Medicine- Yunnan Baiyao by Mind Body Spirit .. Healthy Living Professional Posted Fri 11 Dec 2009 10:14am There is nothing more panic-inducing than seeing blood where it shouldn't be; that is - anywhere other than coursing through your veins. Women are used to seeing blood monthly during their menses, but other than that, blood belongs inside one's body. Cuts can usually be dealt with easily, if you haven't chopped off a limb, but when you see blood ... 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 »
Rectal Cancer Rates on the Rise in Younger Adults by Medline Plus Posted Mon 23 Aug 2010 9:00am Actual number of cases among those under 40 still small, but trend raises flags, researcher says Monday, August 23, 2010 MONDAY, Aug. 23 (HealthDay News) -- While the number of actual cases is still extremely small, U.S. researchers report that the incidence of rectal cancer among people under the age ... Read on »
Colon Carcinoma by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm Colorectal Cancer (CRC) is a common, lethal, and preventable disease CRC is the second leading cause of cancer death in both sexes, accounting for 10 to 11 percent of cancer deaths overall; it is third most common in men and women separately. Approximately one in three people who develop CRC die of ... Read on »
Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm 1 Comment Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a group of chronic disorders that cause inflammation or ulceration in the small and large intestines. Most often IBD is classified as ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease but may be referred to as colitis, enteritis, ileitis, and proctitis. Ulcerative colitis causes ulceration and inflammati ... Read on »
Diverticulosis vs. Diverticulitis by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:39pm Digestive Diseases: Diverticular Disease Diverticular disease consists of three conditions that involve the development of small sacs or pockets in the wall of the colon, including diverticulosis, diverticular bleeding and diverticulitis. Diverticulosis Diverticulosis is the formation of numerous tiny pockets, o ... Read on »
Crohn's disease by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:40pm What Is Crohn's Disease? Crohn's disease is a chronic inflammatory disease of the intestines. It primarily causes ulcerations of the small and large intestines, but can affect the digestive system anywhere from the mouth to the anus. It is named after the physician who described the disease in 1932. It also is called granulomatous enter ... Read on »
What Are The Symptoms Of Colon Cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The symptoms of colon cancer can be confused with those of a number of digestive disorders. Having one or more of these symptoms does not mean you have cancer. In all cases, people with the following symptoms should contact their doctor: Bleeding from the rectum. Sometimes blood can be seen on the toilet tissue or in the toilet bow ... Read on »
What Are The Symptoms Of Colon Cancer? by Dr. Anshu Gupta Patient Expert Posted Tue 02 Jun 2009 4:38pm The symptoms of colon cancer can be confused with those of a number of digestive disorders. Having one or more of these symptoms does not mean you have cancer. In all cases, people with the following symptoms should contact their doctor: Bleeding from the rectum. Sometimes blood can be seen on the toilet tissue or in the toilet bow ... Read on »