Just remember: it's not the end of the world – and there's plenty you can do to make them better!
You may have piles if you've got:
If you've got any other symptoms (especially heavy bleeding from your bottom or a noticeable change in your stool), see your doctor straight away.
It's also a good idea to visit your GP if this is the first time you've had piles. They may recommend an over the counter treatment which you can buy from your local pharmacy, supermarket and online. And by making little changes to your daily routine, you can start making a difference right away.
You've got a range of treatment options easily available. Find out more about how you can treat piles.