Are You Pooping All Wrong?

Bowel movements don’t just tell us about the health of our digestive system. This may sound strange, but signs of everything from diseases to stress may show up in your bathroom habits. The key is knowing what to look for — and what the signs may mean.

Rectal Bleeding: What a Doctor Wants You to Know

The first thing most people worry about when they have minor rectal bleeding is that they have a cancer. Of course, colon cancer is what I worry most about, too. But it’s the cause of rectal bleeding only 1 to 2 percent of the time. Two problems are usually responsible for blood on the paper, … Read More

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Chat With a Doctor: Hemorrhoids? Ask the Doctor

Register for Online Chat Do you have a question about hemorrhoids? Ursula Szmulowicz, MD, FASCRS, Digestive Disease Institute, will answer your questions about this topic during a live webchat Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012, at noon (ET). Hemorrhoids Live Web Chat: noon to 1 p.m. (ET) on Oct. 23, 2012 Register Featured ExpertUrsula Szmulowicz, MD, FASCRS … Read More