Volume 7 Issue 1 (January - February), 2021

Original Articles

Effect of Lifestyle Factors on Anorectal Disorders
Dr. Hitender Suri, Dr. Deepika Suri, Dr. Virendera Ghodke, Dr. Kamalpreet Bansal, Sauvik Suri, Dr. Raghubir Suri,

Background: Anorectal disorders are commonly diagnosed in clinical practice. Risk factors commonly associated with Anorectal disorders include low fiber diet, chronic constipation & diarrhea, straining during defecation, pregnancy, sedentary lifestyle, obesity etc. Methods: This retrospective study was conducted in the department of surgery in Rana Hospital Punjab. 1000 adult patients with diagnosis of Anorectal disorders, admitted in surgery ward were included in this study. All the relevant details were obtained from medical record department with all demographic details. Results: Most of the patients (46%) belongs to the younger age (20-40 years). 69% were male patients and 31% were female patients. Patients with higher socioeconomic status were most commonly affected group (38 %) with Anorectal disorders. Commonest symptoms were Bleeding per rectum. In the present study, risk factors for Anorectal disorders were low fiber diet, mixed diet, poor hydration, chronic constipation or diarrhea, straining during the defecation, low physical activity and obesity. Conclusion: This demographic study of Anorectal disorders in this region can guide us to better understand the trends of this disease which is most commonly encountered in our society. This useful information may aid in the assessment and definitive care of these patients with Anorectal disorders. Keywords: Anorectal disorders , Haemorrhoids; Demographic study; Risk factor, fissure.

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