Is there anything else I should know?

You should visit your doctor if you experience any of the following:

  • bleeding from your rectum
  • a change in your bowel habits which has lasted for more than six weeks
  • new pain after you have passed the menopause
  • any unusual swelling in your abdomen
  • suicidal thoughts
  • excessive weight loss
  • irregular vaginal bleeding, such as bleeding between periods, or vaginal bleeding after the menopause or vaginal bleeding during or after sex.