Conditions list medically reviewed by George Krucik, MD, MBA
Hemorrhoids, also known as piles, are swollen veins located around the anus or in the lower rectum.
Colonic polyps are growths that appear on the surface of the colon. Learn about colonic polyp symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
An anal fissure is a small tear or crack in the lining of the anus. Learn about anal fissure symptoms, causes, treatment, and prevention.
Proctitis is a condition in which the lining of the inner rectum becomes inflamed. The rectum is part of your lower digestive system.
Colorectal cancer is a cancer that starts in the rectum or colon, located in the lower portion of the digestive system.
Crohn's is a chronic bowel disease that causes inflammation of your digestive tract. Learn more about treatment and prevention.
Diverticulitis occurs when pouches in the wall of your colon become infected or inflamed. We'll explain treatments and foods you should and shouldn't eat.
Anal cancer is a rare form of cancer that affects the tissues of the anus. Read more on what causes it and how to diagnose it.
This feature is for informational purposes only and should not be used to diagnose. Please consult a healthcare professional if you have health concerns.