Entries by Noah Metzger

Running with Hemorrhoids [Those irritating, painful, often bloody annoyances that can make marathon running less enjoyable.]

What do Beijing, Berlin, Boston, Chicago, Dubai, Gold Coast, London, NYC, Prague, and Tokyo have in common? In addition to being home to the world’s top 10 marathons, they’re home to hemorrhoids….hundreds and hundreds of hemorrhoids. Running with hemorrhoids can be a painful experience for some. Understanding what hemorrhoids are, and why running can increase […]

What’s that Pain in My Butt? [It may be something other than sciatica if it’s in your anal area or tailbone]

Hemorrhoids are a common culprit. They can be either inside or outside your rectum, and they really hurt when they’re angry! Some say Napoleon Bonaparte was forced to ride side saddle because of hemorrhoids. Most don’t know that hemorrhoids are normal, and that we have them from birth. They exist to provide anal tone and […]

10th Annual UndyRunWalk – June 23rd

Join Colorado Colon & Rectal Specialists for the 10th Annual UndyRunWalk! This event will be held on June 23rd, 2018, at City Park in Denver. Help us support the Colorectal Cancer Alliance and increase awareness for their cause. Visit undyrunwalk.org to find more information.

Blue Hope Bash Denver – Colorectal Cancer Alliance

March 2, 2018 – More than 200 people dressed in blue attended the 1st annual event held downtown Denver at the magnificent McNichols Civic Center Building. Buildings, including the Colorado State Capitol Building, were lit blue to raise awareness of colon cancer. Colon cancer is the #2 cancer killer, and 1:20 will be diagnosed with […]

Why Does My Butt Itch? [Practical information you need]

Pruritus Ani is Latin for “itchy anus”, and is a bothersome irritation of the skin around the anus. Numerous factors can cause anal itch, and it is treatable. Factors that can put you more at risk include dietary factors, fecal matter on underwear, diabetes, antibiotic use, skin conditions such as psoriasis and seborrhea, and excessive […]