Cirrhosis

The liver, the largest organ in the body, is essential in keeping the body functioning properly. It removes or neutralizes poisons from the blood, produces immune agents to control infection, and removes germs and bacteria from the blood. It...

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Alcoholic Liver Disease

What is the liver's role in processing alcohol? The liver breaks down alcohol so it can be eliminated from your body. If you consume more alcohol than the liver can process, the resulting imbalance can injure the liver by interfering with its...

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Hepatitis A, B or C

What is Hepatitis A? Hepatitis A is the most common of the seven known types of viral hepatitis. Infection with the hepatitis A virus leads to inflammation of the liver, but complications are rarely serious. How Hepatitis A is spread? The hepatitis...

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Dr. Meah Talks: Painful Bowl Movement

Dr. Meah Talks: Painful Bowl Movement

You Could Qualify for a FREE Cancer Screening Find out how Here.     What causes painful bowl movement?   There's nothing more aggravating to a person than having to use the restroom only to find that you're in pain. The pain can be large,...

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Rectal Pain

What is the Rectum and Anus?  The term rectum is sometimes used interchangeably with the term anus. When people refer to rectal pain, they usually are including pain in the anus as well. But actually the rectum and anus are...

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Rectal Bleeding

What is rectal bleeding?  There are many possible reasons for blood in your stool. Some are harmless and temporary, while others may signal a more serious condition. Anytime you find blood in your stool, it's always best to check it...

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Anal Fissures

What is an anal fissure? An anal fissure is a tear in the lining of the lower rectum (anus) that causes pain during bowel movements. It is a common condition. Anal fissures do not lead to more serious conditions such...

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Hemorrhoid Basics | When to Seek Treatment for Hemorrhoids

"2 IN 3 PEOPLE SUFFERING WITH HEMORRHOIDS NEVER SEEK TREATMENT."   Welcome friends! I am Dr. Meah, and today, I really want to discuss the big elephant in the room and probably one of the most common GI issues known by the public; Hemorrhoids....

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Colon Polyps

What are colon polyps? A polyp is extra tissue that grows inside your body. Colon polyps grow in the large intestine. The large intestine, also called the colon, is part of your digestive system. It's a long, hollow tube at the end of...

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Diarrhea

What is diarrhea? Diarrhea is loose, watery stools. A person with diarrhea typically passes stool more than three times a day. People with diarrhea may pass more than a quart of stool a day. Acute diarrhea is a common problem...

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