Anal Rectal Diseases

Anal and rectal diseases cover a broad range of conditions from mild constipation to life threatening like colon cancer and anal cancer. Because of the sensitive nature of symptoms, many people are embarrassed to seek help. Research shows that early screening can help prevent disease and improve treatment outcomes.

To your left you will find a menu on anal and rectal diseases listed in alphabetical order. Many of these diseases and conditions are more common than you think. Almost 90% of the population will experience conditions such as hemorrhoids or an anal fissure at some point in their life.

Procotologists, colorectal surgeons and gastroenterologists are highly trained physicians who are experts in the field of anal and rectal diseases. If you are having any of the symptoms described on the following pages, especially rectal bleeding, you need to see a trained physician right away. Find a physician near you. Our doctors provide expert, sensitive care.