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clear mucus anal discharge in young children

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

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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 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Sraddha Prativadi
15 years experience Integrative Medicine
Mucousy discharge: The vagina naturally produces discharge as lubricant, cleaning agent, immune agent and as a response to sexual stimulation. It also can signify an in ... Read More
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A 41-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
This requires: Medical evaluation especially if you have engaged in unprotected sex (particularly anal receptive).
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Colitis: This is consistent with mucus colitis which could be due to irritable bowel syndrome, inflammatory bowel disease or an infection. The blood is nonspec ... Read More
A 10-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brad Goldenberg
35 years experience Pediatrics
Depends: Any blood from the rectum should involve an examination and evaluation of the stool, a blood count, and an abdominal x-Ray. Once those have been done, ... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get checked: If you are concerned that you are passing your mucous plug or that your discharge may not be normal then please get checked by your obgyn.
A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
See below: It is very unlikely that you have colon cancer. Colon cancer can cause blood in stool, but so can other issues.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Crystal Twynham
32 years experience General Surgery
Yes .. but check out: Since diverticulitis is an infection inside the colon, there can be yellow pus and mucus mixed with stool. However, similar discharge can be from inf ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Walter Kobasa
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
YES: Many women have a normal discharge that is related to secretions from the various glands in the vagina. But it could also be signs of infection. So ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brad Douglas
23 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Possibly: Possibly if you have more questions - please ask.
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Allen Kamrava
14 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
See a doctor: I would advise you to discuss with a gastroenterologist or your primary care doctor.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
No: You can have it anytime during your reproductive years.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Darrin Cunningham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Not related: having a low grade pap is not going to be the cause of your bleeding. You probably had a hormonal imbalance which caused your cycle to be off a littl ... Read More
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matthew Solhjem
20 years experience Radiation Oncology
Not cancer.: If you are 18 years old, this is most likely not cancer. But, your symptoms require physician evaluation.
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dennis Higginbotham
29 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Normal: That type of cervical mucous is usually present near the time of ovulation.
A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
36 years experience Family Medicine
See below: If you think there's blood in your baby's stool, it's imperative that you see your family doctor. Most of the time, it's innocent, but you can never ... Read More
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A member asked:
Dr. Charles Kattuah
22 years experience Dentistry
See a doctor: That is too long to be a cold. You most likely have an upper respiratory infection that will need to be treated with antibiotics. Colds are usually se ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Infection ; hormones: Some vaginal discharge can be normal. As you go through the month your hormones cause changes in the discharge as does sexual stimulation. In some cas ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Get tested : Schedule a visit for sexually transmitted disease testing soon. You will need testing for trichomonas, gonorrhea and chlamydia. You will also need t ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Karen Jones
36 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Most women have small amount of clear or white or slightly yellow discharge some of the time. This in normal. If there is a lot of itching or irritati ... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Herman Hammerstead
49 years experience Trauma Surgery
Villous adenoma: Need colonoscopy
A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
63 years experience Surgical Oncology
Secreted mucus: The lining of the bowel is composed of mucosal cells which secrete mucus. This is in association with the microbiome or bacterial content inherent wi ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Likely normal: Many women have vaginal fluid discharge on sexual excitation. If you do not have any other symptoms, it is not a reason to be concerned about.

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