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Proctologist Summary:
A Proctologist specializes in diseases of the anus, rectum and colon. A Proctologist is able to perform colorectal surgery, and often works with urologists, OBGYNs or gastroenterologists. Some of the conditions a Proctologist can treat include fecal incontinence, severe constipation, cancer of the colon or rectum, hemorrhoids and fissures.

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A Proctologist is a physician who specializes in diseases of the anus, colon and rectum. A Proctologist can treat Crohn's disease, constipation, hemorrhoids and other related conditions. A Proctologist can also perform a proctology exam on men.

What treatments can a Proctologist perform?
A Proctologist can prescribe medication, give nutritional advice, and administer an enema. If the Proctologist is a surgeon, the Proctologist can perform colorectal surgery as well.

Where does a Proctologist work?
A Proctologist can work in a clinic or hospital, or in private practice.

Proctologist Related Terms:
proctology, anus, colon, rectum, intestine, Crohn's disease, hemorrhoids, constipation, colorectal surgeon