Rectal Bleeding (cont.)
Author and Editor
Author: Dedra R Tolson, MD, Acting Clinical Instructor, Emergency Medical Services, University of Washington School of Medicine.
John P. Cunha, DO, FACOEP
Last Editorial Review: 12/21/2011
MedlinePlus.gov. Sitz Bath.
UpToDate.com. Intussusception in Children.
WebMd.com. Diverticulitis Surgery.
WebMD.com. Hemorrhoids Overview.
Previous contributing editors: Scott H Plantz, MD, FAAEM, Research Director,
Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, Mount Sinai School of
Medicine; Francisco Talavera, PharmD, PhD, Senior Pharmacy Editor, eMedicine; Thomas Rebbecchi, MD, FAAEM, Program Director, Assistant Professor, Department of Emergency Medicine, University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey.
Must Read Articles Related to Rectal Bleeding
The human colon is a muscular, tube-shaped organ measuring about 4 feet long. It extends from the end of your small bowel to your anus, twisting and turning thr...learn more >>
Colonoscopy is a procedure used to view the inside of the colon. Reasons for colonoscopy is to detect or diagnose diseases of the colon (Crohn's disease, ulcera...learn more >>
Foreign Body, Rectum
The majority of foreign bodies (objects) placed in the rectum have been placed through the anus. Examples of foreign objects in the rectum include bottles, cand...learn more >>