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a doctor specializing in diseases of the rectum and anus

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b) Investigation on anal fissure and painful anorectal exam were only performed by the proctologist in male patients.
The colonoscopy required a proctologist to knock me out, run a camera up five feet of my colon, and use his expertise to read the results and determine whether I had cancer or pre-cancerous polyps.
Melville becomes cetacean gastroenterologist or proctologist and discusses "an essence found in the inglorious bowels of a sick whale
From next Tuesday if you require the assistance of anyone of importance, solicitor, accountant, probation officer, spiritual adviser, plumber or personal proctologist you might as well forget it.
After the age of 45-50, it is preferable to visit a proctologist at least once every two years in order to prevent the disease.
I think this is a fantastic idea, but I give you fair warning, when I win a race sponsored by a proctologist they can keep the trophy
My proctologist says I won the lottery, but somehow I don't feel very lucky.
Many--like "Fissure," by Debra Anne Davis, in which a woman struggles through a visit to a proctologist to treat an anal fissure, the result of being sodomized by a rapist the week before; or my personal favorite, "So Much in the World Is Waiting To Be Found Out," by Sariah Dorbin, in which an advertising executive stumbles through day-to-day life after her mother is hit by a truck--are so terrible that even the bare facts leave you marveling at cruelty's inventiveness; to enter the moment in all its detail is almost more than can be borne.
He or she may help or refer you to another doctor who specializes in treating conditions that affect the colon, rectum and anus, such as a gastroenterologist, proctologist, or colorectal surgeon.
Two doctors, one a psychiatrist, the other a proctologist, opened an office in a small town in the US and put up a sign reading: "Dr Smith and Dr Jones - Hysterias and Posteriors.
In one video, Upson, wearing a gingham Playboy bunny getup and clear plastic jumpsuit, conflates psychologist and proctologist as she dissects surrogate Larry's rectum, moderating the operation like a Robin Byrd-style talk show host.
A kibitzer walks by an office shared by a psychiatrist and a proctologist.
To this kind of imagery--which one would have to be a proctologist to truly enjoy--one can only say that the eighteenth century was a robust age and that Hogarth, like his idol Swift, was more robust than most.
AA itself was founded by a proctologist and a financial analyst--their first recruit was an attorney
Like the noxious fumes of a Marlboro Light, the details of one's visit to a proctologist can do serious psychic damage if let loose in public.