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passing mucus and blood but no stool

A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be colitis: Colitis i'd inflammation of the colon lining ; can present as bloody mucous without stool. Let you doctor know and get referred to a gastroenterologis ... Read More
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A 2-year-old female asked:
Dr. Natalie Geary
30 years experience Pediatrics
Multiple: Many times if the child is constipated there will be a bit of blood from an anal fissure ( cut) . Sometimes it may mean some viral infection. Sometime ... Read More
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
49 years experience Pathology
Many possibilities: It may be as simple as constipation and hard stools, or hemorrhoids. However, bleeding usually needs to be investigated and that can only be done by a ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Proctitis? Colitis?: Probably you have proctitis (rectal inflammation). Maybe inflammatory bowel disease involving the rectum, i.e. ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. ... Read More
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Myron Arlen
64 years experience Surgical Oncology
Secreted mucus: The lining of the bowel is composed of mucosal cells which secrete mucus. This is in association with the microbiome or bacterial content inherent wi ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Check out these: Links. See your pcp and GI for a thorough exam including blood work, endoscopy and colonoscopy. Take care! http://m.voices.yahoo.com/should-concer ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michael Thompson
20 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Diarrhea: A small amount of blood may be from any type of diarrhea and hemorrhoids. Follow up with physician, especially if the clostridium difficile does not g ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Liawaty Ho
23 years experience Hematology and Oncology
Bleeding: Blood in stool is never normal. It could be just bleeding from hemorrhoids, chronic inflammatory bowel disease, infection etc but it also could be cau ... Read More
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A 16-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
Colitis: The only way to be completely sure is to do colonoscopy. Only a doc can do it. However, based on your symptoms and physical exam and some labwork, the ... Read More
A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fernando Austin
46 years experience Gastroenterology
Blood & Mucus: Work-up should be done to determine if you have inflammatory bowel disease(ulcerative colitis or crohn's ) depending upon the duration of the symptoms ... Read More
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