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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 25-year-old male 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 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kgaogelo Rachel Ntshwana
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Consultation: You should see a gastroenterologist or a Colorectal Surgeon.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Dean Giannone
25 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenteritis?: My first thought, based on acuity and symptoms, would be acute gastroenteritis, perhaps viral or food-borne. Could be related to the oysters (raw). ... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Sparacino
37 years experience Family Medicine
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including ex ... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
56 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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
39 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes : Yes but usually's other things see a primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment
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 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sanjay Bhat
36 years experience Gastroenterology
No: No; mucus can either mean irritable bowel syndrome, colitis or tumor. Please seek attention.
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Not sure related?: 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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