The gastrointestinal (GI) tract begins in the mouth and works its way down the esophagus, through the stomach, small and large intestines and rectum, before terminating at the anus. Bleeding or hemorrhaging anywhere along this pathway may be acute or chronic and can be due to a host of factors. The key symptoms are hematemesis
Did you know that every person has hemorrhoids? In fact, the vascular cushions take on an important task: they are for the so-called fine degree responsible. Say, hemorrhoids liquids, and gases. They swell, however, it may interfere with their function, and it leads to physical symptoms such as a Burning or itching around the Anus.
In recent years, there's been a sharp rise in colorectal cancer cases among younger adults — and their doctors may be missing signs of the disease, a new study finds. People under age 50 are more likely to be diagnosed with more advanced stages of colorectal cancer compared with older adults, according to the study. The study
Hemorrhoids are often caused by straining while having a bowel movement. People may push too hard, sit on the toilet for too long, or have a stool that is hard and difficult to pass. If an external hemorrhoid does not go away in 1 to 2 weeks, a doctor may prescribe stool softeners to make