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A female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Intermittent mucus: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial ... Read More
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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Interesting...: You may be seeing mucous in the stool, which, if present, could be indicative of an inflammatory bowel disorder, such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's ... Read More
A 20-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Not: Necessarily. Colon cancer is rare in 20 year olds. Adequate hydration, avoiding drugs, healthy diet and STD precautions will be a good focus
A 17-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience Internal Medicine
Get checked for: Ibd / inflammatory bowel disease. Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=87898.
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus or ? on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Krick
35 years experience Urology
Discharge: Bearing down to pass a hard stool may put considerable force on the prostate. It could represent normal or infected prostatic secretions. See a urolo ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Test: This may have been a segment of some kind of parasite. I recommend that you ask your physician to order a fresh stool specimen from you to be given to ... Read More
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A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gloria Fong
39 years experience Family Medicine
Mucous: This is mucous that the bowel wall creates and helps lubricate you stool as it comes out. When you have an infection the bowel wall produces more of i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Richard Zimon
58 years experience Internal Medicine
Sounds like: you are having some bleeding. See your PCP who may recommend an appointment with a General Surgeon who treats this condition. Prolapsed hemorrhoids un ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Lori Semel
34 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Hemorrhoids never go away on their own. They just lie dormant until something irritates them (hard stool or difficulty pushing stool out) and then the ... Read More
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