I have had blood in my stool in the month of May and after I had blood in my stool during July I also had anal itching. What should I do? And what tests can I take? I don't have any other medical problems.
Although we are unable to
diagnose your symptoms, your symptoms are suggestive of haemorrhoids.
Haemorrhoids (piles) are swollen blood vessels that can occur on the
inside or outside of the anus. Haemorrhoids are a very common experience
across our lifespan and many of us will manage this condition very well.
Thankfully, haemorrhoids are very easy to manage and to treat, treatment
depends upon the grade of haemorrhoid that you have. We suggest that you
contact your General Practitioner for an accurate diagnosis of your symptoms
and don’t forget to ask what grade of haemorrhoid you have and the recommended
Answered by the Health at Hand nurses
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