Hemorrhoids usually clear up with basic home treatment, such as switching to a diet high in fluids and fiber, notes the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons. If the symptoms are not severe, individuals can promote... More »

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Bleeding occurs when the intricate surface of the hemorrhoids are irritated during bowel movements, states Mayo Clinic. Also referred to as piles, hemorrhoids are inflamed and swollen veins in the lower rectum and the an... More »

Common symptoms of internal hemorrhoids include rectal bleeding, itching, skin irritation, discomfort after bowel movements and pain. Rectal bleeding is the most common symptom, but it can be indicative of other conditio... More »

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A rectocele surgery is done to repair a bulge or other defect in the rear wall of the vagina and front wall of the rectum, according to the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons. The condition can be caused by fact... More »

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A rectocele is most common in older women, as reported by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons. Women who have had multiple or traumatic vaginal births or who have suffered with chronic constipation are also... More »

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Recovery from surgery to treat an anal fistula involves prescription pain medication, large amounts of fiber, bulk laxatives and sitz baths, the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons says. Fiber and laxatives softe... More »

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The majority of sigmoid colon polyps are benign, but since there is a link between polyps and cancer, it is recommended that polyps be removed, according to the American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). Polyps... More »

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