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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Clear gel like: Normally there should be none. It indicates inflammation,infection, infestation...colitis, proctitis......etc
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A 79-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
42 years experience Gastroenterology
Seen a doc?: Could be anything from poor anal sphincter muscle tone, tumor mass, hemorrhoids, rectal prolapse, inflammation, etc. See your doc.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Could be but: Also could be due to hemorrhoids, abscess or fistula or tumors of the colon or rectum. If this is chronic , you should be evaluated by a colorectal su ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 years experience Gastroenterology
Rectal bleeding: Blood and mucus from the anus is not normal. It may indicate colitis, either infectious or other. Hemorrhoids may bleed but there is no mucoid disch ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
38 years experience General Surgery
See the surgeon: Seems late to be still healing. Depends though on what type of hemorrhoid surgery was performed. See your surgeon for an exam to check your healing st ... Read More
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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Ahearn
48 years experience Family Medicine
Rectal discharge : rectal discharge may be indication of colitis and may require endoscopy for proper diagnosis. A diet high in fiber may change the caracter of your s ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
44 years experience Preventive Medicine
Many causes: This is generally due to normal mucous production which is abnormally expressed (poor sphincter tone, anal blockage) vs abnormal mucous production due ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Otto Placik
33 years experience Plastic Surgery
Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determin ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Drewitz
26 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes...: Castor oil has stimulant laxative properties causing forceful contractions of the intestine and violent diarrhea. The intestine contains cells that s ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Richard Rafoth
50 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be...: Mucous is the bodies natural lubricant and can be produced in excess for many reasons from hemorrhoids to simple constipation to growths in the rectum ... Read More
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