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dark brown mucus in stool

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
See md: several possibilities including infection, parasites, inflammation, polyps, etc.Tumors/cancers less likely at your age, but not impossble.Dark red blo ... Read More
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A 1-year-old male asked:
Dr. David Ziring
21 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
If he: Is one year old, it may be little more than a food that didn't agree with him, or a virus. If he's younger, closer to 2-3 months, it could be milk pro ... Read More
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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
61 years experience Internal Medicine
Colitis: This is colitis and may be simply mucus colitis which would respond to avoiding harsh roughage and taking kaopectate (kaolin and pectin). However the ... Read More
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Dr. Jan Lei Iwata
26 years experience Ophthalmology
Ask your doctor: to do a stool culture &check blood in stool too. You won't know until you go. Also make sure your diet is 'clean;' no fried foods, processed, dai ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
49 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
Let me explain: Stool normally contains a small amount of mucus, but passing stools with visible amounts of mucus could be from one of several different conditions. M ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
38 years experience Gastroenterology
? colitis: Pink mucus in the stool suggests mucus mixed with blood. This is often associate with different inflammatory causes i.e. ulcerative colitis, infectio ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Stool: Mucus is a lubricant in our GI tract – so a small amounts needn't be a concern. However if there are large amounts of mucus especially if associated w ... Read More
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
25 years experience Psychiatry
Mucus in stool: Slimy secretions from mucus membranes in feces.
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
57 years experience Family Medicine
Needs to be checked: We need more information to advice you.A little mucus in stool some times only on wiping without any other symptoms related to GI tract like abdominal ... Read More
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
45 years experience Internal Medicine
Should be evaluated: There can be multiple reasons for mucous in the stool and further reasons why it is orange in color. Causes of mucous in the stool can range from beni ... Read More
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
58 years experience Pediatrics
Suppositories: Yes it is quite possible that the oil and mucus in your stooll, is due to suppositories.
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