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pooping mucus instead of stool

A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jack Morgan
30 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucous defecation : Need to follow up with PCP and / or GI specialist for further evaluation and possible colonoscopy, and treated according to the findings.

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Be seen: It sounds like you have an infection or even a parasite. See your physician for an exam and diagnosis.
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Irritable bowel?: This sounds like irritable bowel syndrome. There is a slight possibility you have something more serious, like inflammatory bowel disease (e.g. Crohn' ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kent
12 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
See a GI Doc: Not completely sure about what it going on, but it sounds like you need to see a GI doc. It could be anything from a severe food allergy in your gut t ... Read More
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A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Matt Wachsman
36 years experience Internal Medicine
Not sure of: question. This is often done for a colonoscopy, which would gnerally be most of the testing needed. Pebble stool is not generally a significant proble ... Read More
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus or ? 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
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Nadia Ghattas
48 years experience Pediatrics
Diarrhea : I need more information. Did her doctor request a stool culture? If that was done & it showed bacterial infection then you are on the right trac ... Read More
A 21-year-old male asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
31 years experience Gastroenterology
Could be IBS: Try a probiotic. If this doesn't help, go see a doctor.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Proctitis? Colitis?: You have some sort of serious inflammation of the rectum (proctitis) or colon i.e. lower intestine (colitis). Most likely inflammatory bowel disease, ... Read More

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