Dr Marcus Aquino, Colorectal surgeon, shares his knowledge of our colorectal system and how to keep it working right!
Dr Aquino shares news about a revolutionary new procedure that can cure incontinence that is paid for by Medicare!!!!!
Listen as we get to the bottom of what goes on in our digestive system and we learn about the whole colon and rectal system, what it does, how it works and why it can be such a pain in the butt with our special guest Dr Marcus Aquino, Colorectal Surgeon on The Senior Answer.
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Some of topics we cover are;
o What is the colon and what does it do?
o What is the rectum and what does it do?
o We all see lots of advertising for over the counter ‘cleansing’ products. Are they needed? Are they safe?
o What, other than a pain, are hemorrhoids?
o What causes them and can they be prevented?
o What can be done about them if you have them?
o Can what someone thinks is blood from a hemorrhoid (that they are ignoring) be in fact a symptom of colorectal cancer?
o What is a ‘cancer’?
o What is colorectal cancer?
o How common is it?
o How serious can it be?
o Won’t I know if I have a problem without that colonoscopy thing in time to have it not be a problem?
o I have heard the term ‘metastasized’… what does that mean and why does it matter?
o What causes colorectal cancer?
o What are the symptoms of Colorectal Cancer?
o Does early detection make a difference?
o Colonoscopies are the ‘butt’ of so many jokes and stories of how bad they are? Is it really that awful to get one done?
o When should I get one?
o How often?