Rectal and anal conditions can be challenging to deal with and discuss. Many feel embarrassed to discuss these concerns with their doctor, especially fearing potential treatments. However, you can get the help you need to feel better with guidance and care. Anoscopy can help your doctor better look at conditions affecting your anal and rectalRead More
Anoscopy Exam: Preparations Before The Procedure
Anoscopy is a common in-office or in-hospital procedure that digestive health specialists in California and across the country use to inspect the lower part of the GI tract. Quick and comfortable, an anoscopy yields important diagnostic information. Here’s more information about anoscopy and how you can prepare for this simple test. When Do You NeedRead More
What to Expect in an Anoscopy Exam?
An anoscopy is a medical procedure that allows your doctor to examine the inside of the anal canal. This can be done for diagnostic purposes, to check for the presence of abnormal cells in the anal canal. An anoscopy procedure may be recommended for someone who is experiencing rectal bleeding, anal pain, or other issuesRead More
What Is an Anoscopy Procedure Used to Diagnose?
Anoscopy is exactly what it sounds like: it is a procedure that involves your gastrointestinal (GI) specialist inserting a small, tubular instrument (anoscope) into your anus to view its lining and that of your rectum. In a related procedure known as high-resolution anoscopy (HRA), your GI specialist uses anoscope along with a colposcope to betterRead More
An In-Depth Look At An Anoscopy Procedure
It never pays to wait out a medical problem — and that includes issues in your lower gastrointestinal tract. If you’re feeling pain or discomfort in your digestive system, it’s best to consult with a GI specialist. A GI specialist can help diagnose and treat problems with the gastrointestinal tract. One method they can useRead More