Constipation & Bowel Problems
There are many common problems affecting the colon and bowel. Almost every woman will experience some rectal concern over the course of her life. These conditions may include irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, anal fistulas, polyps and colon cancer.
While some of these issues may be minor or clear up on their own, they can affect a person’s quality of life. Check your symptoms or speak with your physician about getting help.
Common colon or bowel concerns
Fecal or Bowel incontinence is a loss of control over bowel movements, occuring more often in women. AI can be caused by various medical problems, including diarrhea, muscle damage or weakness from childbirth or trauma, nerve damage, and constipation. Learn about symptoms, causes and how Urogynecologists treat it.
A fistula is a tube-like connection or hole that forms between two organs. Fistulas are preventable and treatable. In women, a fistula can occur as a result of prolonged childbirth, connecting the bladder and vagina, or the rectum and vagina.
Crohn's disease is a chronic bowel condition that inflames the GI tract. Learn how our expert physicians treat & manage symptoms of this incurable disease.