Hi - I'm waiting for a letter to come from hospital giving me a date for gastroenterology/ colonoscopy. My GP referred me over a month ago. She then explained that they required a special stool test from me so had to wait for kit. Got kit and handed it straight in a few days later. She told me it confirmed traces of blood so she would triage my referral straight away. This was two weeks ago and I've still heard nothing. Is this a normal wait for an urgent referral can anyone tell me?
I'm really not worrying much because I've established by myself that I had a dairy intolerance from Giardiasis last winter. I become severely constipated if I eat or drink any milk protein at all. The rectal bleeding almost certainly stemmed from this constipation I'm sure because now I'm fully off dairy I'm fine. I do have other health issues though so will it will be good to get the all clear.