Anal Abscess tests
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An anoscopy is a procedure that can help a physician identify an abnormality in your gastrointestinal tract, in particular your anus and rectum. To perform an anoscopy, the doctor will insert a device called an anoscope into your anus. Using an an...
A digital rectal examination (DRE) is a simple procedure doctors use to examine the lower rectum and other internal organs. DRE is done for a number of reasons. For instance, it's a quick, easy way to check the health of a man's prostate gland. Co...
The colon helps your body absorb water and nutrients from the food you eat. It is also where your stool is formed. The last third of your colon is called the sigmoid colon, or the descending colon. It is connected to the anus by the rectum. While ...