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Strings of mucus in stool

A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 51 years experience
You may take a fiber laxative like Metamucil and drink enough water daily so that your urine is colorless. For the long term you may try to increase y... Read More
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Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 63 years experience
Small amounts of mucus in stool isn't significant and occurs in irritable bowel syndrome which you may be experiencing in view of all these symptoms. ... Read More
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A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
Orthopedic Surgery 51 years experience
Let me explain: Stool normally contains a small amount of mucus, but passing stools with visible amounts of mucus could be from one of several different conditions. M... Read More
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Infectious Disease 27 years experience
NG: Unusually enough....I've seen quite a bit of this in my HIV practice in the males predominantly. It turns out in my practice the overwhelming cause i... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Gromisch
40 years experience
? 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
Psychiatry 27 years experience
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 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Heidi Fowler
Psychiatry 27 years experience
Mucus in stool: Slimy secretions from mucus membranes in feces.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 59 years experience
Needs to be checked: We need more information to advice you.A little mucus in stool some times only on wiping without any other symptoms related to GI tract like abdominal... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Raff
Infectious Disease 58 years experience
Doubtful: Mucus discharge in stools usually signifies some inflammatory process in your colon. See a GI doctor. Good luck.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Benjamin Hayek
Internal Medicine 47 years experience
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 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Frank Kuitems
Internal Medicine 38 years experience
Yes : Yes but usually's other things see a primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment
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A 45-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 60 years experience
Suppositories: Yes it is quite possible that the oil and mucus in your stooll, is due to suppositories.
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