How are Haemorrhoids are Investigated?
When you are seen in clinic the consultant will take a full history and carry out a clinical examination. Usually this will involve a rigid sigmoidoscopy and sometimes a proctoscopy as well.
If you are over the age of 40 and have had any bleeding or change in bowel habit the consultant may recommend endoscopic examination of the bowel either by flexible sigmoidoscopy or colonoscopy to ensure that it is otherwise healthy, before treating any haemorrhoids.
you will need to seek medical advice.
or email firstname.lastname@example.org
to pay to see a consultant.
GP and request a referral to one
of our consultants
Brian. Birmingham. May 2012