Related Conditions

Hemorrhoids

Hemorrhoids are swollen and inflamed veins inside the rectum and near the anus, most often caused by chronic constipation or diarrhea, straining when having a bowel movement, sitting too long on the toilet, a low-fiber diet or pregnancy.

Inflammatory-bowel disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is a condition that causes ongoing inflammation of the intestines. The condition can affect only the large...