The Colon

Colon or large intestine is a long tube that runs from the stomach to the anus and is the last part of the gastrointestinal tract and of the digestive system. The purpose of the colon is to convert digested food into feces after the nutrients have been removed.

The following are diseases and disorders that can occur in the colon. If you feel that you are being affected by any of these disorders or symptoms, please contact Blair Gastroenterology Associates today and schedule an appointment with one of our knowledgeable specialists.

Symptoms Commonly Associated with Disorders and Diseases of the Colon Include:

  • Abdominal Pain
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhea
  • Involuntary Bowel Movements
  • Rectal Bleeding
  • Rectal Discomfort
  • Rectal Pain

Contact the experts at Blair Gastroenterology Associates in Altoona, Pennsylvania today, by calling 814-946-5469 or fill out our online contact form.