You might have one or more of these tests to work out the cause of your symptoms.
An examination of your back passage (rectum) involves your doctor feeling inside your rectum using their finger.
A specialist will examine your anus and the area around it. This test is also called an anoscopy or proctoscopy.
You might have blood tests to check your general health.
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