Haemorrhoids, otherwise known as piles, can cause pain around the anus. In some cases, it can even cause discharge or bleeding. Should you be concerned and will surgery be required?
Colorectal cancer is the most prevalent cancer in Singapore, contributing to 1,200 deaths a year. Find out if you are at risk and what to do to manage it.
Learn about colorectal cancer and the different types of surgeries available.
How can you make the most of your holiday trip while managing your chronic digestive disorder?
What are some common gastrointestinal problems and how can you identify them?
It’s common to have tummy trouble now and again – but what can you do to find out if it’s something more serious?
Dr Mark Wong, general surgeon, explains the differences, symptoms and treatments for piles and colorectal cancer.
Colorectal cancer is mostly a very slow-growing disease and highly curable if caught early. Getting screened and catching polyps before they turn cancerous is a simple measure to take. We speak to Dr Mark Wong to get the facts.
Not having daily bowel movements doesn’t mean you have constipation, as patterns and habits vary from person to person. So how can you tell when you are constipated?
The number of people with IBD has risen sharply in Asia and Singapore over the past few decades. Learn about your options to manage and treat IBD.
Dr Dean Koh, colorectal surgeon at Mount Elizabeth Novena Hospital, talks about the advancements in the surgical treatment of colorectal cancer.
A colonoscopy every 10 years can help to prevent colon cancer. Learn about procedure, how you can prepare for it, the risks involved, and who should go for one.
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