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white mucus in stool constipation

A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
30 years experience Internal Medicine
See: A GI specialist. Try high fiber soft diet, drink plenty of fluids and increase activity level. Your GI May place you on stool softener, laxatives and ... Read More

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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Elden Rand
21 years experience Cardiology
Complete eval: Expect a full medical history and gastrointestinal physical examination. Depending on findings, may recommend labs or colonoscopy.
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Dr. Lori Poling
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Mucous in stool: It is normal to have some mucus in stools, but if it is very noticeable for an extended time, you need to discuss this with your toddler's pediatricia ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
A small amount ok: I realize it is difficult to estimate "What is a small amount?" Helpful that you improved your constipation with diet, and that there is no blood. Als ... Read More
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Dr. Roji Andrews
29 years experience Pediatrics
Unlikely: Laxatives typically do not cause mucus in stool. It could be from another cause.
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
57 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Laxative: Coffee often acts as a laxative but it is unusual to have mucus in the gut from drinking it. However if avoiding it solves the problem. that is the a ... Read More
A 40-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chirag Vasa
27 years experience Infectious Disease
See gastroenterologi: Needs to be seen by gastroenterologist , may be ibd, need colonoscopy
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Julie Abbott
45 years experience Preventive Medicine
Needs full eval: Sandra, this is a concerning and I'm sure distressing set of symptoms that need to be worked through systematically. The mucus in stool is concerning ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
Anal fisssure: Anal fissure is a small tear in the lining of anus causes severe pain and some bright red bleeding during and after bowel movements. In most cases t ... Read More

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