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What are the Common Causes of Minor Rectal Bleeding | Minnesota

Minor rectal bleeding is one of the common symptoms that the Minnesotans seek for the medical attention in the primary care clinics. It refers to the passage of small amount of bright red and fresh blood from the rectum, which … Read More

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The Common Causes of Anal Itching | Minneapolis & St Paul

Anal itching, also called anal pruritus is a common symptom in the office visit in Minnesota. The symptom often fluctuates over time. The initial relief of the itching does not necessarily mean the problem goes away. Continuous scratching or excessive … Read More

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What is Rubber Band Ligation (Banding) in Hemorrhoid Treatments? | Minnesota

Rubber band ligation (RBL) is one of the common procedures to treat internal hemorrhoids in Minnesota. RBL, also called banding, is an office procedure in which the prolapsed hemorrhoid tissue is tied off at its base with rubber bands under … Read More

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What is Sebaceous Cyst? | Minnesota

Sebaceous cyst (Epidermoid cyst) Sebaceous cysts are common benign cysts of the skin.They are small bumps that develop just beneath the skin on your face, neck, trunk and sometimes your genital area. They are slow-growing and often painless. Sebaceous cysts … Read More

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Hemorrhoid Prevention Measures | Minneapolis & St Paul

There are many ways to prevent the hemorrhoids for the patients in Minnesota. One of the best ways to avoid hemorrhoids or a flare up is to avoid constipation by keeping your stools soft. Eating a diet that is high … Read More

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What are lipomas? | Minnesota

Lipomas are the most common benign tumor of the soft tissue, often presenting as soft subcutaneous masses. It is made of fat tissue. They are usually not dangerous, and in many people, there are no symptoms. These mass lesions are … Read More

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Treatment of the Thrombosed Hemorrhoid on the Road | Minneapolis & St Paul

External hemorrhoids occur outside the anal verge. Thrombosed external hemorrhoids occur if varicose veins rupture and blood clots develop under skin. It is often accompanied by swelling with a bluish-purplish discoloration and severe incapacitating pain. I have an interesting story … Read More

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Non-surgical Infrared Coagulation (IRC) for Hemorrhoid Treatment | Minneapolis and St Paul

Since its introduction more than 20 years ago, infrared coagulation (IRC) has become the world’s leading office treatment for hemorrhoids. This non-surgical treatment is fast, well tolerated and remarkably complication-free. A small probe is placed on the hemorrhoid and a … Read More

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Nail Fungus – What is it? | Minneapolis & St Paul

Have you ever been told during a pedicure that you may have nail fungus? Maybe the nail tech notices some discoloration and they ask you to monitor it. If that discoloration doesn’t grow out with the nail and it gets … Read More

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History of Hemorrhoid | Minneapolis & St Paul

As early as 2250 BC hemorrhoids have been recorded in literature to some extent. It would probably be safe to say that it is one of the oldest ailments known to people. The Egyptians were the first people who medically … Read More

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