A proctologist is also known as a colorectal surgeon who deals with all aspects of colon including hemorrhoids, diverticular disease, inflammatory bowel diseases, diarrhea and constipation.
WHEN SHOULD YOU CONSULT PROCTOLOGIST?
A proctologist should be consulted for instances of pain during defecation.
WHAT IS THE ROLE OF PROCTOLOGIST?
Sphincterotomy is performed for chronic anal fissures by making small laceration on the wall of anal canal for locating the end of internal sphincter muscle, which is done to relax the muscle and improve blood flow.
COMMON PROBLEMS YOU SHOULD SEE PROCTOLOGIST FOR
Relief from pilonidal disease can be offered by a proctologist, which is a chronic infection in the region of buttock ridge.
DID YOU KNOW?
The rectum and anus are last stops in the digestive system.