Category Archives: Gastro-intestinal Problems

Abscess Near The Anus

Perianal Abscess Having a boil or a painful bump around the anal opening? This may be a perianal abscess. Abscess is a localized collection of pus any where in the body. It commonly occurs near or around the anal opening, since this area is exposed to a lot of bugs. Abscess in this location is […]

Common Causes of Having Itching Around The Anus?

Itching Around The Anus Very commonly, people get an urge to scratch around their anus. This typically happen after washing the area or at night times. This is medically called Pruritis Ani, that’s itching around the anus. Don’t ignore this symptom. There are many conditions that can cause itching over there. It’s important to investigate […]

All About Typhoid Spread And Prevention

How Does Typhoid Spread? It spreads by consuming food or drinks contaminated by salmonella bacteria. The route is called oro fecal, that is, the infected individual passes stools containing the bacteria. These bacteria may someway contaminate food or water, that is consumed by another healthy individual, who later on contracts the disease. Is Typhoid Contagious? […]

If Your Anus Is Leaking, Look for These Causes

Causes of Anal Leakage If you are dealing with the problem of leaking anus, then you need to ask this question. What type of fluid is leaking from there? This is biggest hint about the cause of leakage. Types of Leaking Fluids Mucoid/ Clear Fluid It could be a transparent looking, slimy, mucoid discharge, coming […]

Prevention of Infective Hepatitis and Jaundice

Preventive Steps to Be Taken for Infective Hepatitis Infective hepatitis may spread via contaminated food or water. Majority of outbreaks occur in a population via these media. What Is Infective Hepatitis? Hepatitis means inflammation of the liver or hepatic tissue. When infective causes such as viruses and bacteria affect the liver tissue, they cause irritation […]

Colonoscopic Perforation

Rupture of Colon During Colonoscopy Q: Please help me. My mom had a colon perforation during a colonoscopy on 6-21-2013. Immediate surgery was done to fix perforation. Doctors realized she was getting an infection due to classic symptoms, including red streaks going from both sides of her incision across her stomach and down to waist. […]