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Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding is always serious and always requires investigation. What are the common causes of rectal bleeding? The commonest causes of rectal bleeding are problems

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Polyp Disease

Colonic Polyps What is a polyp? A polyp is growth from the lining of the lining of the bowel. There are different types of polyp.

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Diverticular Disease

What is diverticular disease? Diverticula are pockets in the large bowel. They can occur anywhere in the colon, but are most common in the sigmoid

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Crohns Disease

What is Crohn’s disease? Crohn’s disease is an inflammatory bowel condition. There is inflammation of the lining of the bowel. It can affect any part

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Ulcerative Colitis

What is ulcerative colitis? This is an inflammatory bowel disease that affects the large bowel only. The small bowel is never affected. What causes ulcerative

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Rectal Prolapse

What is a rectal prolapse? This is a condition where the rectum comes out of the anal canal. There are varying amounts that can come

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Faecal Incontinence

What is faecal incontinence? Leakage of bowel contents through the anal canal. Is it common? It is very common problem and patients often are too

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Haemorrhoids

What are haemorrhoids? Haemorrhoids occur when the lower part of the anal lining expands. The lining at the anal canal has natural cushions and so

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Constipation

What is constipation? Constipation occurs when patients have difficulty emptying the bowels. Often the stool is hard and straining is required. There is a sensation

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Anal Fissure

What is an anal fissure? A fissure is a small tear at the anal canal. It is a very common cause of anal pain during

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Anal Fistula

What is an anal fistula? An anal fistula is a communication between the skin around the anus and the anal canal.  This communication crosses the

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Gallstones

What are gallstones? Gallstones are formed in the gallbladder. They are made up of bile salts and cholesterol. They a caused by the gallbladder concentrating

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Appendicitis

What is appendicitis? Appendicitis is inflammation and infection of the appendix. What is the appendix? The appendix is an outgrowth from the large bowel near

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Femoral Hernia

What is a femoral hernia? A femoral hernia is similar to an inguinal hernia but the hernia defect is lower down in the groin. There

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Endometriosis

What is endometriosis? Endometriosis is when the lining of the uterus implants in other parts of the abdomen and especially in the pelvis. It occurs

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