What is a colorectal disease? - THDLAB - CO UK

Colorectal diseases

Colorectal diseases are disorders affecting the area of anus, rectum and colon. These disorders are common in the general population and often cause unpleasant symptoms that may seriously compromise the affected persons quality of life.

Due to the nature of these conditions, many people find it difficult to talk about them with their doctor due to embarrassment or lack of information.

With similar symptoms associated with different conditions, it is essential to be informed and to overcome the taboo. In many cases, these conditions can be treated by lifestyle changes and with simple specific treatments.

In more severe cases, you can improve the efficacy of any surgical treatments and reduce discomfort by seeing a specialist as soon as possible.

The most common colorectal diseases include:

  • Haemorrhoids
  • Anal Warts and HPV
  • Anal fissures
  • Fistulae
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Faecal incontinence

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