Proctologist in Hyderabad

Proctology is a branch of medicine which specializes in the study of various processes concerned with the lower part of gastrointestinal tracts. The gastrointestinal system is one of the most critical systems in the body. The lower GI tract is made up of the colon, rectum, and anus. A number of diseases and disorders affecting this tract can hamper it’s functioning and causing benign to serious health conditions. If a physician suspects problems with the lower GI tract, he/she may refer you to a proctologist.

Who is a Proctologist?
A proctologist is a doctor who has specialized knowledge of diagnosing and treating a wide range of diseases and disorders affecting the lower GI tract. They perform a thorough diagnosis to detect the conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus. Based on their diagnosis, they suggest the most suited treatment there is for them. At Apollo Spectra, the proctologists play a number of roles, including-

  1. Diagnosing the conditions affecting the GI system using physical exams, understanding medical history, learning symptoms.
  2. Performing routine tests including colonoscopies, biopsies, and planning the line of treatment based on the results of these tests.
  3. Providing the patient with holistic treatment using traditional or minimally invasive procedures.
  4. Prescribing medicines to take and consultation regarding lifestyle changes which may encompass dietary changes, exercises etc.

At Apollo Spectra, we have equipped a team of the leading proctologists in Hyderabad who use state-of-the-art diagnostic and treatment methods to detect the root of the problem and provide the best treatment for it. They have years of practice and expertise in performing proctology exams and treatments and ensure a fast recovery for all those suffering from conditions affecting the lower GI tract.

When should you see a proctologist?
The gastrointestinal system is one of the most important systems of the human body. It performs a wide range of important functions in the body which makes it important to ensure its healthy functioning. A variety of conditions affecting the colon, rectum, and anus can cause this system to lose its efficiency and hamper its working. These conditions can range from being benign to chronic and therefore require immediate medical intervention. The issues of lower GI tract often show a range of signs and symptoms. In case you experience any of the following symptoms, you must see a proctologist immediately-

  • Chronic constipation or diarrhea
  • Having a frequent urge to defecate
  • A lump or  a bump in or around the anal area
  • Blood or mucus in stool
  • Feeling a foreign object in the rectum
  • Itching or pain in the anal area accompanied by discharge
  • An increased abdominal bloating
What conditions do proctologists treat?
Proctologists treat a number of diseases and disorders affecting the lower gastrointestinal tract, which comprises of the colon, rectum, and anus. At Apollo Spectra, the proctologists provide diagnosis, treatment, and care for a wide range of conditions affecting the lower GI tract, including-

  • Fecal inconsistency
  • Severe constipation
  • Fissures, fistulas, and hemorrhoids
  • Infection or inflammation in the rectum or anus
  • Colic disorders in Crohn’s disease
  • Prolapsed rectum, a condition which the wall of the rectum protrudes into the anus.
  • Reposition the rectal areas
  • Colon cancer
  • Rectal cancer
  • Birth defects such as imperforate anus
What are some common surgeries performed by Proctologists at Apollo Spectra?
Gastrointestinal disorders may vary from being benign to chronic. Some serious conditions can severely hamper the functioning of the lower GI tract. In such critical conditions, a proctologist may suggest surgery. At Apollo Spectra, our surgeons perform a number of surgeries for various conditions affecting the lower colon, anus, and rectum. Our surgeons have the expertise and comprehensive knowledge of performing a number of surgeries. They use cutting-edge methods and minimally invasive methods to treat the condition. Some common proctologic surgeries performed at Apollo Spectra, include-

  • Ambulatory hemorrhoidal surgery
  • Hemorrhoidal banding
  • Hemorrhoidal excision
  • Repair of fistula and fissure
  • Laparoscopic or open rectal prolapse repair
  • Laparoscopic and open colectomy
  • Laparoscopic cholecystectomy
  • Proctocolectomy with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis
  • Resection of the colon and/or rectum
  • Ambulatory Hemorrhoidal Surgery
  • Stricturoplasty
  • Laparoscopic segmental resections
Why should you choose Apollo Spectra for your treatment?
Apollo Spectra is one of the leading health providers in the country. We have a team of the leading proctologists in Hyderabad who have a broad knowledge of the functioning and of the various conditions affecting the lower gastrointestinal tract. They carry out a thorough diagnosis and plan out the best treatment options for each patient. They work in close association with radiologists, pathologists, surgeons and other medical specialists to effectively diagnose and treat a number of conditions. Facing issues with the gastrointestinal tract? Book an appointment with Apollo Spectra Hospital, Hyderabad now!