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mucus in stool during pregnancy

A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
18 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
Testing: Time for your doctor to see you. You need blood and stool testing to determine if this is infection or chronic inflammatory disease. You may also need ... 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 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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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus 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
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Stern
10 years experience General Surgery
Blood yes: Hemorrhoids can bleed - as many internal hemorrhoids to. Internal hemorrhoids are inside and only sometimes come outside. These usually don't hurt b ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
28 years experience Internal Medicine
See your: Doc for an eval. You might need a colonoscopy to tell what is going on. It could be nothing serious to a colitis or other more rare problem. Don't cro ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Colton Bradshaw
Specializes in Pediatrics
Perhaps...: Enemas are almost never used in my pediatric practice, so the 1st concern is what triggered the need for an enema? I would never recommend an enema f ... Read More
A 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ratna Dhingra
44 years experience Pediatrics
Stool tests needed: you need a stool test.blood test would check for anemia from bleeding or a systemic infection but you need a stool test.

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