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Anal fistulas and haemorrhoids may have similar discomfort or pain

An anal abscess is an infected cavity filled with pus near the anus or rectum. In many cases, after an abscess has been drained, a passage may remain between the anal gland and the skin, resulting in a fistula.
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Certain strenuous physical activities can cause hernia

Hernias happen when internal organs, such as intestines, protrude through a weak point or tear in the lower abdominal wall, forming a lump in the abdomen or groin.
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Surgical Treatment of Appendicitis

Appendicitis is a condition in which the appendix becomes inflamed, swollen, or infected, caused by various infections such as virus, or bacteria in the digestive tract. The appendix is a thin tube sitting near the junction of the small intestine and larg
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Colorectal Cancer Prevention and Screening

Medical studies find that there are many factors that may raise the risk of growing colon polyps and can even cause colon cancer. For instance, emotional pressure can potentially lead to health problems. Long periods of sedentary behaviour and lack of phy
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Stomach cancer is related with eating habits: Risks for non-smokers and those who never drink alcohol

Stomach cancer was the sixth commonest cancer in Hong Kong in 2017. It accounted for 4.0% of all new cancer cases. According to the statistics of Centre for Health Protection (CHP), there were 1314 new cases of stomach cancer in 2017, with 762 cases of ma
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