Edwin J. Ojo is a Board Certified Gastroenterologist in
El Paso, TX. He received his medical degree from the University of Ibadan and is Board Certified in Gastroenterology with a fellowship from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock Texas.
RECOMMENDED SCREENING AGE
Colorectal Cancer Screening is the now recommended as early as age 45.
Capsule endoscopy is used in medicine to capture images of the digestive tract. The capsule, which contains a tiny camera, is about the size of a pill. A patient swallows the capsule and the capsule proceeds to take pictures of the intestinal tract.
A colonoscopy is a procedure that lets your physician look inside your entire large intestine, from the lowest part, the rectum, all the way up through the colon to the lower end of the small intestine. During a colonoscopy procedure, your doctor will use a colonoscope.
Flexible Sigmoidoscopy is a procedure that doctors use to examine the rectum and lower colon. A flexible tube 60 cm long and about the thickness of your little finger, the flexible sigmoidoscope is inserted slowly into the anus and advanced slowly into the rectum and the lower colon.
Most hemorrhoid treatments can be a real pain in the you-know-what.
Between the messy creams and uncomfortable suppositories, there really aren’t many good
home-remedy options for the treatment of hemorrhoid symptoms. And who has time to take another warm bath?