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Rectal diseases

Rectal problems include haemorrhoids, fissures, abscesses and incontinence.

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Anal care

It can be distressing if problems with normal anal function occur. Good anal hygiene, along with improving your diet may help reduce risk of pain and discomfort. Learn more about anal care here.

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Itchy anus (pruritus ani)

Itchy anus, or pruritus ani is common and can be extremely intense and persistent. Read about causes, treatment and when to see a doctor.

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Injection or banding of haemorrhoids

Injection or banding is usually a safe and effective way of treating haemorrhoids.

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Haemorrhoidectomy

Haemorrhoidectomy is a surgical procedure to remove haemorrhoids. It’s common, generally safe and is usually carried out under a general anaesthetic.

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Anal fissure

An anal fissure is a small tear or split in the skin that lines the anus. Learn what causes anal fissures and how to prevent them.

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Surgery for anal fistula

An anal fistula can cause continued infection and pain. Symptoms usually get worse without surgery.

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Lateral internal sphincterotomy

An anal fissure is a common condition that causes a lot of pain. At first, it may be treated with ointments or Botox. If this fails, surgery is the best option for a cure.

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Rectocele

A rectocele happens when your rectum bulges into your back vaginal wall. Find out about the symptoms, getting care and possible treatments here.

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Incontinence – an overview

Incontinence can be treated, managed and even cured. Rather than be embarrassed about it, just talk to your doctor. Find out more here.

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