Diseases & Conditions


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Proctitis


Synonyms of Proctitis
  • Antibiotic-Induced Proctitis
  • Gonorrheal Proctitis
  • Herpetic Proctitis
  • Ischemic Proctitis
  • Radiation Proctitis
  • Syphilitic Proctitis

Disorder Subdivisions



    General Discussion
    Proctitis is a chronic inflammatory disease arising in the rectum and characterized by bloody diarrhea. There are two types of proctitis, ulcerative and gonorrheal, which are differentiated by the means in which they are contracted. Gonorrheal proctitis is transmitted through sexual contact.

    Organizations related to Proctitis
    • NIH/National Digestive Diseases Information Clearinghouse
      2 Information Way
      Bethesda MD 20892-3570
      Phone #: 301-654-3810
      800 #: 800-891-5389
      e-mail: nddic@info.niddk.nih.gov
      Home page: http://www.niddk.nih.gov
    • Sexuality Information and Education Council of the U.S.
      130 West 42nd Street
      New York NY 10036-7802
      Phone #: 212-819-9770
      800 #: --
      e-mail: siecus@siecus.org
      Home page: http://www.siecus.org



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