BY FRANK CALIENDO M.D. Hemorrhoids can cause extreme discomfort, including itching, swelling, and pain. Unfortunately, it is common for hemorrhoid symptoms to flare up during pregnancy. At Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists Of New York, we offer non-surgical hemorrhoid treatment so you can feel more comfortable and enjoy your pregnancy. Headquartered in Garden City, NY, with […]
Dieting Tips for Patients with IBS
BY DEAN PAPPAS M.D. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a disorder that affects the large intestine and causes symptoms such as cramps, bloating, and gas. Some patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) can manage their symptoms through diet and lifestyle choices. At Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York, with offices in Nesconset, NY and other areas […]
Sigmoidoscopy vs. Colonoscopy
BY DEAN PAPPAS M.D. According to the American Cancer Society, there will be an estimated 101,420 new cases of colon cancer and 44,180 new cases of rectal cancer this year. Given these numbers, it’s crucial that you undergo regular colorectal screenings. The team at Colon & Rectal Surgical Specialists of New York has numerous locations serving […]
Anal Pain- What causes it?
BY STEVE PELAEZ MD Anal pain is a very common problem we see at CRSSNY. Frequently patients will attribute the pain to hemorrhoids. Hemorrhoids can be one of the more common reasons for anal pain. Specifically the most common reason for hemorrhoidal pain is a thrombosis of the external hemorrhoid, which often appears as a […]