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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Melanie Mintzer
41 years experience Family Medicine
Mucus in stool: You may have a bacterial or protozoan infection caused by small worms in your stool. These are easy to get [pinworms] that are transmitted through you ... Read More
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
42 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
If you: Are seeing solid pieces off stool, could be a problem. Tell the nurses when you arrive. A few enemas might be able to salvage the prep and colonoscopy ... Read More
A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Get checked please: Blood in stool, regardless of age of the sufferer, is never normal. As such, and although the cause is likely easily explained (e.g. Hemorrhoids, anal ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. David Houghton
Specializes in Internal Medicine and Pediatrics
More info needed: If the entire stool is white, that is definitely abnormal and suggests blockage of bile flow. However if some of the stool is colored, then perhaps th ... Read More
A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
No: Some food particles are often noticeable in young childrens' feces. Pay attention to the hydration status of infant.
A 22-year-old female asked:
Dr. Stephen Southard
15 years experience Internal Medicine
Actually common: It's common when someone is constipated that your bowel movements may come out in one large movement, as the feces may form one bulk movement in the r ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
Mucus 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 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Alvin Lin
Dr. Alvin Lin answered
30 years experience Geriatrics
> than if dad didn't: While Family History of someone w/Crohn's disease is linked to greater risk in others in family, more often than not, it's a sporadic case, meaning th ... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Georgia Latham
35 years experience Family Medicine
Consider diet: changes. In order to feel good and have regular normal bowel movements, you should eat a diet including lots of water, and fresh fruits and vegetable ... Read More

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