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I saw Dr. Feliciano 5 years ago for minor UTI like symptoms which was also suspected of a possible prostate problem, straight after my initial treatment my symptoms got worst significantly. And after finishing course of his full prostate …
I've done multiple medical check-ups with MMC as well as when my dad was confined for a few weeks there. Place was well kept clean, signs and staff are friendly and answers to questions well. Their services are prompt and the doctors and staff are very professional.
Levana Dermatology Clinic, located in Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines offers patients Anal Cyst Removal procedures among its total of 41 available procedures, across 5 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Anal Cyst Removal procedures at Levana Dermatology Clinic, as all prices are available on request only. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Clinic, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
Alaras-Castandiello Acupuncture Clinic, located in Lipa, Batangas, Philippines offers patients Prostate Massage procedures among its total of 4 available procedures, across 3 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Prostate Massage procedures at Alaras-Castandiello Acupuncture Clinic, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $60. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by the lead specialist at the Clinic, and they are not accredited by any recognized accreditations institutes
Dr Susan Molo - Acu Chiro Wellness Center, located in Butuan, Agusan del Norte, Philippines offers patients Prostate Massage procedures among its total of 4 available procedures, across 4 different specialties. Currently, there's no pricing information for Prostate Massage procedures at Dr Susan Molo - Acu Chiro Wellness Center, as all prices are available on request only, whilst the national average price is approximately $60. All procedures and treatments are undertaken by just a small team of specialists, with 3 in total at the Hospital, and they have multiple recognized accreditations, including: IMA - Indian Medical AssociationAIIMS - All India Institute of Medical SciencesIndian Association of PhysiotherapistsIBAM - Indian Board of Alternative MedicinesDOT - Department of TourismPSMO - Philippine Society of Medical Oncology
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Colorectal medicine is a field of medicine that focuses on the disorders of the colon, rectum, and anus. Physicians specializing in this field of medicine are called colorectal doctor or colon and rectal doctor. They are trained to diagnose, treat, and manage a wide range of diseases, including Hemorrhoids, Anal itching, Fistulas, Anal fissures, Anal cancer, Colon cancer, Rectal cancer, Chron’s disease, Diverticulitis, Ulcerative colitis, Pilonidal cysts, Rectal prolapse, Fecal incontinence, Anal condyloma, Chronic constipation, Problems with bowel movements and urination.
Colorectal doctors are highly experienced and qualified to use numerous medical procedures to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. These procedures include, but are not limited to Physical exams, including evaluation of vital signs and blood pressure, Colonoscopy, Barium enema, Digital rectal examination, Capsule Endoscopy, Proctoscopy, Sigmoidoscopy, Defecating proctography, Bowel surveillance.
Some colorectal doctors are also trained to perform surgery, such as bowel obstruction repair, pelvic laparoscopy, colectomy, colostomy, hemorrhoidectomy, polypectomy, strictureplasty, and more depending on the patient’s particular condition. They can also prescribe medications, such as antibiotics and anti-inflammatory drugs.
The length of stay depends on the type of procedure you underwent. For most diagnostic procedures, you should be able to leave Philippines within 2 to 3 days or until the results are ready. Once the result is ready, you will have to see your colorectal doctor. They will explain the results and discuss the treatment plan with you, if necessary. For surgical procedures, it is wise to stay for 3 to 7 days to let your body recover. You may also need to attend a follow-up checkup where your doctor removes the surgical stitches and monitor your healing progress.
For many procedures, such as colonoscopy and sigmoidoscopy, you should be able to resume normal activities within 24 hours or after the sedation wears off. With surgical procedures, it may take around six to twelve weeks until you can go back to your normal activity, with the exception of strenuous activities. Your doctor will give you a recovery timeline, which includes when you can return to work and your full daily activities.
Your medical team will give you aftercare instructions. It may include recommended diet, exercises, activity restrictions, and wound care (if any incision were made). For cancer patients, you may need to attend regular checkups. You do have the option to have the checkups with your local doctor at home if you cannot travel to Philippines multiple times. For non-cancer patients, your doctor will decide whether you need a follow-up checkup or not.
Thanks to the continuous advancement of colorectal medicine, the diagnostic procedures are now more accurate and the treatments are more successful than they were previously. More and more procedures are performed using new techniques and technology as well. For example, your doctor can now explore the entire colon without creating any incision or causing significant discomfort to you by using colon capsule endoscopy. However, this does not mean that there are no risks to colorectal procedures. Although uncommon, you still need to be aware of the risks, such as bleeding and infection.
In some cases, your general physician may be able to diagnose and treat your condition. However, if they think you need specialist treatment, they will still refer you to a colorectal doctor.
Whilst the information presented here has been accurately sourced and verified by a medical professional for its accuracy, it is still advised to consult with your doctor before pursuing a medical treatment at one of the listed medical providers. This content was last updated on 21/09/2020.