Publication date: 2018-09-18 16:50
Do you have scar tissue or narrowing (stenosis) in your anal or rectal canal? See my remedy for Anal Stenosis and Strictures.
This chapter reviews the evidence that has led to the development of safer-sex guidelines, and concludes with specific recommendations for safer-sex practices.
Learn about the digestive system and common misconceptions of digestive disorders. Read about what causes ulcers, heartburn,.
Heterosexual intercourse is presumed to be the most common mode of HIV infection worldwide. Studies of male-to-female and female-to-male transmission provide strong epidemiologic evidence that heterosexual transmission of HIV does occur via penile-vaginal intercourse.( 86-96 ) Vaginal sex during menstruation may increase the risk of transmission from an infected female to an uninfected male,( 95 ) but probably does not increase the risk of transmission from an infected male to an uninfected female.( 98,55,56 )
Because a risk exists of rectal cancer coming back after treatment, routine follow-up care is necessary. Follow-up care usually consists of regular visits to the doctor s office for physical exams, blood studies, and imaging studies. In addition, a colonoscopy is recommended one year after a diagnosis of rectal cancer. If the findings from the colonoscopy are normal, then the procedure can be repeated every three years.
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Most people with diverticulosis have few if any symptoms at all. When people do experience signs and symptoms of diverticulosis.
Radiation therapy uses high-energy rays that are aimed at the cancer cells to kill or shrink them. For rectal cancer, radiation therapy may be used either before surgery (neoadjuvant therapy) or after surgery (adjuvant therapy), usually in conjunction with chemotherapy.