Haemorrhoids usually get better on their own after a few days. However, if it’s been seven consecutive days or more of haemorrhoids symptoms, book a doctor’s appointment.
Due to the coronavirus pandemic, do expect a telephone or video consultation as the first port of contact with your doctor.
“You’ll only be asked to visit the surgery if absolutely necessary,” said the NHS.
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Almost nine in 10 people diagnosed with the disease are aged 60 or over.