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A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Brand
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mucous OK: If there has been no change in bowel habits, no pain, and no blood in the stool, passage of mucous with the stool is likely normal
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience Pediatrics
Doctor can evaluate: Colon or rectum symptoms with bloody mucus can be due to irritation (inflammation) or infection. Symptoms can occur from infectious viruses or bacteri ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: Your symptoms may be due to a thrombosed hemorrhoid or a rectal fissure. A rectal exam should be done. In the meantime take a stool softener, apply wa ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Marsha Davis
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Realize you are not: In immediate danger. That should help you avoid a panic attack. There is a reason for bloody mucous and it does need to be checked out but it is not g ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: Since you're experiencing abdominal distress, passing bloody mucus, but are unable to have a bowel movement your symptoms are concerning and a gastroe ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Gastroenterologist: Blood in stools is abnormal and must be investigated. Possibilities include hemorrhoids, anal fissure, proctitis, inflammatory bowel disease, divertic ... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ipe Kalathoor
16 years experience Internal Medicine
Dehydration: Might be dehydrated from diarrhea or gastroenteritis.
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A 55-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Jarrard
20 years experience General Surgery
Keep stool soft: No, but i would take MiraLAX (polyethylene glycol) or some gentle laxative on a daily basis, and keep your self well hydrated. Also consider adding s ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus discharge: 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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