In-depth

Carcinoid tumors

Carcinoid tumors are rare, slow-growing cancerous tumors that most often occur in the gastrointestinal tract or in the lungs.

Hemorrhoids

Though uncomfortable and sometimes embarrassing, hemorrhoids — and the accompanying itching and bleeding — are common. Effective treatments are available and mostly involve lifestyle and home remedies.

Proctitis

Proctitis is an inflammation of the lining of the rectum.

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome

Solitary rectal ulcer syndrome, a rare condition, may be caused by chronic constipation. Dietary changes may help mild cases.

Apr. 10, 2014