Colorectal disorders during pregnancy: a review

Thomas, G. P.; dos Santos, I. M.; Ouro, S. M.; Thomas-Gibson, S.; Vaizey, C. J.
November 2013
British Journal of Hospital Medicine (17508460);Nov2013, Vol. 74 Issue 11, p625
Academic Journal
The article provides insights into the management of colorectal disorders experienced by women during pregnancy. It mentions the main cause of colorectal disorder can be attributed to physical changes that take place during pregnancy. The causes of colorectal disorders include diarrhea and rectal bleeding. A brief description of several colorectal disorders including anal fissure, hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, constipation, fecal incontinence, and inflammatory bowel disease is highlighted.


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