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Diseases: Anal and Rectal Diseases | Appendicitis | Bile Duct Diseases | Eosinophilic Disorders | Esophageal Diseases | Gallbladder Diseases | Hepatitis | Hernia | Intestinal Diseases | Liver Diseases | Malabsorption Syndromes | Pancreatic Diseases | Peritoneal Diseases | Stomach Diseases

Symptoms: Abdominal Pain | Bleeding | Constipation | Diarrhea | Gas | Heartburn | Hiccups | Indigestion | Vomiting

Other Topics: General Digestive System | Anatomy | Diagnostic Procedures | Digestive Organ Transplantation | Surgery

Anal and Rectal Diseases

(Jump to: General Information | Anal & Rectal Surgery | Anal Abscess/Fistula | Anal Fissure | Anal Itching | Anal Warts | Cancer | Cryptitis | Enlarged Papillae | Fecal Incontinence | Hemorrhoids | Pilonidal Disease | Proctitis | Pruritis Ani | Rectal Pain | Rectal Prolapse | Rectocele | Skin Tabs | Solitary Rectal Ulcer )

General Information
Anal Rectal Diseases Image:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
Foreign Objects (in the Rectum):Merck Manual, Home Edition
Rectal Bleeding:Jackson Siegelbaum Gastroenterology
Anal and Rectal Diseases:MedlinePlus

Anal and Rectal Surgery
Treatment of Perineal Suppurative Processes:SSAT
See also specific disorders below

Anal Abscess/Fistula
Anal Abscess/Fistula:ASCRS
Anal Rectal Abscess & Fistula:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
Fistulotomy (Fistula Repair):Baylor College of Medicine

Anal Fissure
Anal Fissure:ASCRS
Anal Fissure:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
Anal Fissure:UpToDate Patient Information
Sphincterotomy (Fissure Repair):Baylor College of Medicine

Anal Warts
Anal Warts:ASCRS
Anal and Venereal Warts:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic

Anal Cancer, see Cancer, Anal Cancer
Rectal Cancer, see Cancer, Colorectal Cancer

Fecal Incontinence
Fecal Incontinence:NIDDK
About Incontinence:IFFGD
Bowel Control Problems (in Women):American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Fecal Incontinence:UpToDate Patient Information
Fecal Incontinence in Children, see Children's Health, Encopresis

What Are Hemorrhoids?:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
Hemorrhoids:UpToDate Patient Information
Hemorrhoids Treatment Options:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
Hemorrhoidectomy for Hemorrhoids:WebMD
Surgical Management of Hemorrhoids:SSAT

Pilonidal Disease
Pilonidal Disease:ASCRS
Pilonidal Disease:WebMD

Proctitis (Inflammation of the Rectal Lining)
Proctitis:Mayo Clinic

Pruritis Ani (Anal Itching)
Pruritis Ani:ASCRS
Pruritis Ani:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic

Rectal Pain
Rectal Pain:eMedicine Consumer Health
Levator Syndrome:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
Proctalgia Fugax:Mayo Clinic
Coccydynia, see Musculoskeletal System, Back Pain

Rectal Prolapse
Rectal Prolapse:ASCRS
Rectal Prolapse and Procidentia:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
Rectal Prolapse Repair:Baylor College of Medicine

Rectocele:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic
See also Women's Health, Pelvic Support Problems

Skin Tabs, Enlarged Papillae, Cryptitis
Skin Tabs, Enlarged Papillae and Cryptitis:Hemorrhoid Care Medical Clinic

Solitary Rectal Ulcer
Solitary Rectal Ulcer Syndrome:Mayo Clinic

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