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What is Low Anterior Resection Syndrome (LARS)?

For people who have had surgery that involves removing part of the rectum or lower bowel, living with the resulting change in bowel function can be quite challenging. The rectum can be removed for various reasons, often (but not always) this is as the result of cancer treatment.  Removal of the lower part of the…

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS)

Irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS as it is often called is a chronic (long term) disorder that affects the digestive system and can sometimes come and go. It is described as abdominal pain, cramping or discomfort that may be associated with opening your bowels and/or accompanied by a change in bowel habit. People with IBS…

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Let’s educate about invisible illnesses

The first week of December will mark an awareness week that we at Oakmed are particularly keen to highlight. Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness week runs from the 1st - 7th December, a particularly important cause due to the invisible nature of each disease. There’s a stigma in society attached to those who suffer from invisible…

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