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thick yellow mucus in stool

A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Proctitis? Colitis?: This probably indicates some sort of inflammation of the rectum or lower colon, especially if there is also pain, discomfort, diarrhea, or a sense of ... Read More

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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Akua Agyeman
23 years experience Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
Get checked: While the change in lifestyle and diet could explain the weight loss, mucus in stool is not normal and I would see a doc and get some blood tests don ... Read More
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Dr. Michael Kleerekoper
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Weight loss: Hard to know if 218 to 202 is OK. If you are not too overweight and doing OK relax and keep your work going. If you are still too heavy you should se ... Read More
Dr. Abdus Khan
30 years experience Urgent Care
You are on right : Track. Cutting junk and exercise makes your health better. No need to worry about the weight at this point. Try increasing the walk. Periodic examin ... Read More
A 35-year-old male asked:
Dr. Rebecca Gliksman
38 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucus stool hi bili: Constipation? may be hemorrhoids, or food intolerances , or polyp or proctitis, ileitis . Is it blood in stool or food residuals? Would f/u/ w/ GI f ... Read More
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Dr. Nisha Chellam
31 years experience Internal Medicine
Blood in stool: Fatty liver and & increased bilirubin did need you to change your diet. Blood in stool needs some diagnosis. Overall you are doing the right thing ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Many things: Denise, your symptoms could be several things from infection with virus or bacteria, food poisoning, inflammatory bowel disease, parasitic infection.. ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Michio Abe
26 years experience Internal Medicine
Mucus in stool: Small amounts of mucus are normally found in stool. If you have increasingly large amounts of mucus in stool, especially if accompanied by altered bow ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
Antibiotic effects: It's quite possible you're experiencing side effects from the antibiotics. Depending on how 'bad' your condition is now, will determine the best cours ... Read More
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A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Daniel Church
23 years experience Pediatrics
May need to test the: If breast feeding this may be normal but if truly seeing mucus you may want to have the stool tested. Allergies to formula could be causing some infla ... Read More
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A 18-year-old male asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
53 years experience Infectious Disease
Proctitis?: Cancer doesn't cause this sort of thing, and cancer is exceedingly unlikely at your age. Maybe an anal fissure or abscess. Perhaps proctitis (rectal i ... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Romanth Waghmarae
39 years experience Pain Management
Gall bladder stones: Sounds like you may have some biliary inflammation - please see the GI doctor
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Arthur Heller
43 years experience Gastroenterology
See md: several possibilities including infection, parasites, inflammation, polyps, etc.Tumors/cancers less likely at your age, but not impossble.Dark red blo ... Read More
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