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Diagnosing & treating anorectal disorders

Diseases of the rectum and anus (anorectal disorders) are common, and most likely, the prevalence among the general population is higher than what we see in clinical practice. ...

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Diagnosing & treating colorectal diseases

Around here, we are fondly known to many as “The Butt Hut,” in part because we treat so much anorectal disease and do so many colonoscopies for patients. We have s ...

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Are you a candidate for a stapled hemorrhoidectomy?

As the name implies, a stapled hemorrhoidectomy is all about hemorrhoids, and if you are someone who suffers from this condition, it’s a topic you may want to pay specia ...

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Rectal cancer symptoms, risk factors & treatment

Cancer inside the rectum (rectal cancer) and cancer inside the colon (colon cancer) are often referred to together as "colorectal cancer,” which we have discussed before ...

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Don’t let hemorrhoids be a part of your life forever

You have hemorrhoids. They last and last. They are painful, annoying, and embarrassing; possibly causing itching, discomfort, and bleeding, swelling and difficulty with hygien ...

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Raise Awareness for Colorectal Cancer by Shaking Your Rump in the Rumpshaker 5K

As a place with an unforgettable nickname like “The Butt Hutt,” we are proud to be a sponsor of a 5K race with an unforgettable name as well. The Rumpshaker 5K is  ...

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March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month

Did you know that colorectal cancer is the second-leading cause of cancer death in the United States? It is so important to raise awareness about this fact, because 50,000 Ame ...

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What You Need to Know About Rectal Incontinence

      By Heath Beckham, MD, FACS, FASCRS When most people hear the words “rectal incontinence,” they do not think warm, happy thoughts. Embarras ...

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Why We Are Called 'the Butt Hutt'

  By Jon Rosser, MD, FACS, FASCRS It’s not everyday that you go to an appointment at a doctors’ office known as the “Butt Hutt.” It’s qu ...

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Why You Want Robotic Colorectal Surgery

  By Dr. Mark Parker Twenty years ago, we did not have the ability to use robotics in colorectal surgery, but we are so thankful that we now have this technology, and ...

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Dispelling Myths About Colon Cancer

Commonly referred to as colon cancer, colorectal cancer  is the third leading cause of death from cancer among men and women in the U.S. Approximately 140,000 people ar ...

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The Colonoscopy: Dispelling common fears and misconceptions

  By Dr. Heath Beckham Having performed well over 5,000 colonoscopies in my career, I have heard every excuse and fear about the procedure.  So I’ve decide ...

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