There are many factors to be considered regarding the types of treatment needed for a positive outcome. Determining the best treatment plan, particularly for you and your condition requires a physician who is experienced and has been well trained. Dr. Chad Lewis at O & W Surgical has over twenty years of experience in the field of colorectal conditions and disease. He will be happy to consult with you in his Canyon, Texas office to decide upon the treatment that is best for you.
Most anal warts are caused by HPV types 6, 11, 16, or 18. Since there is no cure for the HPV virus, once you have the HPV virus, you are always infectious.
Diverticulitis is primarily caused by having a high-fat, low-fiber diet, resulting in the formation of pouches in the intestinal wall. If these pouches become inflamed or infected, the symptoms worsen.
The perianal area is the skin surrounding the anus. This skin can be easily damaged or injured by straining if you suffer from constipation, diarrhea and may be associated with certain diseases.
Pilonidal disease can occur one time, or it may become a chronic issue. It begins with a cyst in the pilonidal area that is located in the crease of the buttocks near the tailbone. Pilonidal disease affects more men than women, from puberty to age 40.
The most common treatment for colon cancer is surgery. There are a few different types of surgery for colon cancer and the specific type of procedure usually depends on several important factors.
Rectal cancer has a very good chance of being cured if it is found in its early stages and does not discriminate between sexes. It is common in both men and women. There are some things that you can do to decrease the likelihood of rectal cancer.