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Anal & Rectal Disorders Center

Anal and rectal problems can take many forms. Anal fissures are small cracks or tears. Hemorrhoids are swollen veins. Levator syndrome involves pain or feelings of fullness while proctitis involves inflammation or irritation of the rectum. Specialized diagnostic tests, such as anoscopy or defecography may be used for diagnosis. Some problems may require medications or surgery.

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