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Causes of haemorrhoids

The signs, symptoms and causes of haemorrhoids

Haemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swollen veins in your anus and lower rectum that are similar to varicose veins. While experts haven’t reached a consensus on the more scientific causes of haemorrhoids, risk factors range from straining during bowel movements to regular heavy lifting. Haemorrhoids tend to be quite common but the symptoms aren’t […]

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Blood in stool

Blood in stool: A concerning sign of gastroenterological health

If you notice blood in stool, spotting on toilet paper or drops of blood in the toilet bowl, it’s recommended that you meet a gastroenterologist and understand why this may be happening. Blood in stool can be a telltale sign of a range of gastrointestinal diseases, although many people may dismiss this as something trivial […]

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Abdominal cramps

Abdominal cramps: Possible causes and treatment

Abdominal cramps are characterised by a sudden, uncontrollable, tight feeling in the stomach muscles that may be uncomfortable and painful. A majority of the time, abdominal cramps aren’t serious and don’t need to be diagnosed. If, however, they occur frequently, are severe or last for more than a day, it could be a symptom of […]

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Polyps

Colon Polyps: Causes, symptoms, and treatment

Colon polyps, also known as colorectal polyps, are small, commonly benign growths of tissue that form on the lining of the colon, otherwise known as the large intestine, which is a long, hollow tube at the bottom of the digestive tract.  Polyps may be a common occurrence and even increasingly so with progressing age. In […]

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Helicobacter pylori

The management of a Helicobacter pylori infection

Helicobacter pylori (H. pylori) is a type of bacteria that can live in the lining of the stomach. It may be one of the most common infections in the world and is said to be more common in developing countries. While H. pylori infections can be harmless, they can cause stomach inflammation and other serious […]

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