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Hi, I've had rectal bleeding and diarrhorea since Jan. My GP saw a haemorrhoid so referred me to colorectal. By the time I saw the Consultant I was much worse with bleeding, mucous, pus and constant toilet trips. The Consultant told me it was not down to piles but couldn't see anything on Sigmoidoscopy. I had to wait a few more weeks for colonoscopy and was then diagnosed with indeterminate colitis. I was prescribed asacol enemas and told I'd get a Consultant appointment when the results of the biopsies were back. The Asacol made my bleeding so much worse and I rang the Consultant's Secretary and she spoke to him and he told me to stop the enemas. It's now 2 weeks later and so I rang the Secretary back to see what I should do as I still have bad diarrohea and bleeding and I'm now on no treatment. She told me the results of my biopsy show probable ulcerative colitis but because my Consultant is Colorectal he may not see me and refer me to Gastroenterology instead. I feel in limbo. The Secretary told me she'll look into it but is not at work next week. I wonder if anyone could advise me as to any steps I could take to try and get some treatment/a Consultant appointment? I've got an appointment with my GP in 5 days to see if she can help, although last time I saw her she admitted she has no Gastro experience. I'm still managing to go to work but feel very tired and fed up!
Thanks for reading!
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