Anal and rectal disorders

Your anus

Often regarded as taboo, erotic, and many times, used as an offensive term, the primary purpose of the anus is for defecation, better known as pooing.

Rectal cancer

Colon cancer is cancer of the large intestine (colon), which is the lower part of the digestive system. Rectal cancer occurs on the last eight to 10 inches of the colon.

Ulcerative colitis

Ulcerative colitis is an inflammatory bowel disease. It causes inflammation and ulcers in the lining of the large intestine.


Proctitis is inflammation of the lining of the rectum, called the rectal mucosa

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