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foul smelling mucus in stool

A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
37 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 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 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 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
24 years experience Psychiatry
Mucus in stool: Slimy secretions from mucus membranes in feces.
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
56 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 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Doubtful: Mucus discharge in stools usually signifies some inflammatory process in your colon. See a GI doctor. Good luck.
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A 44-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
44 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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes but usually's other things see a primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment
A 52-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 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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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Bhat
35 years experience Gastroenterology
No: No; mucus can either mean irritable bowel syndrome, colitis or tumor. Please seek attention.
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