haemorrhoids (piles)

what is it?

These are more common than you’d think and comm. Haemorrhoids are swollen blood vessels and appear as lumps in or around your bottom. You are more likely to get them if you are constipated, strain too hard, during pregnancy and even heavy lifting. They can be painful and may result in bright red blood after you poo but always seek help from your doctor to rule out other causes.

where to get help

Seek help from your doctor if you are experiencing gut symptoms.

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