The anal fissures are lacerations, or small linear cuts, which are formed at the border between the skin and the anal canal with a tendency to chronicize. Let’s see together the causes that lead to the onset of this pathology, the pains and related disorders, the diagnosis and available treatments.
Let’s analyze together Lichen Sclerosus, a chronic inflammatory skin disease that often affects the genital and perianal areas. LSA affects both sexes, but has a higher rate in the female gender.
With this month’s article we continue the “fistulas” theme introduced in last month’s appointment. Today we will delve into the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and various treatments available for anal fistulas, small pathological and infected tunnels that connect the anus with the surrounding skin.
In this month’s curiosity article, we delve into fistulas, which are pathological tubular lesions that connect the site of infection with the surrounding skin. It serves as an introductory article to next month’s appointment, which will be entirely dedicated to anal fistulas.
The pelvic floor during and after pregnancy undergoes strong pressure and hormonal changes: it is stressed by the increase in weight and strength, by the increase in muscle tension, by lacerations during childbirth. But what are the precautions that can be followed to prepare our body for the big event and avoid damage and consequences for pelvic health?
Last month we introduced Inflammatory Bowel Disease, with a focus on Crohn’s disease. In this appointment we continue with the IBDs through an in-depth analysis of Ulcerative Colitis (or Ulcerative Rectocolitis).
Crohn’s disease: a chronic inflammatory intestinal condition that can affect the entire gastrointestinal tract wall. It is a debilitating disease, often mistaken for Irritable Bowel Syndrome due to similar symptoms. Crohn’s disease can have an impact on various aspects of life, but with the help of new therapies, it is becoming increasingly manageable, especially when combined with an appropriate lifestyle and proper nutrition.
The Papilloma Virus (HPV) is one of the most widespread sexually transmitted diseases and is responsible for the onset of benign lesions (condylomas) or precancerous lesions in the male and female genitals, anus and rectum, and also in the mouth and throat. In this third appointment dedicated to STIs, we will take an in-depth look at this virus, focusing on its causes, symptoms, means of prevention and diagnosis, and treatments.
December 1 of each year is the World Day dedicated to raising awareness of the global AIDS epidemic, caused by the spread of the HIV virus. This month’s article aims to be an insight into this disease between transmission, symptoms, diffusion and therapies.
One of the most common complaints during pregnancy is haemorrhoids. The causes of this unpleasant ailment depend on various factors, but they are all physiological and normally present in every pregnancy. In this month’s article, we look at the link between haemorrhoids and pregnancy, causes, symptoms and indications on the various treatments.