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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 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
22 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
29 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
37 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
30 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 19-year-old male asked:
Dr. Katharine Cox
44 years experience Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Unsure: Think of seeing your MD and getting stools checked for culture and C. Difficle. Watch for any blood which may warrant a colonoscopy. It may be the res ... Read More
A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Danny Westmoreland
35 years experience Family Medicine
Unsure: Could be an intolerance to something like dairy. Could be a one time event. If you develop any other symptoms such as blood or cramping, i would get ... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience Gastroenterology
Good possibilities: 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
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A female asked:
Dr. Fareed Asfour
22 years experience Infectious Disease
?infection: Your symptoms, especially if they started fairly suddenly may be a sign of an infection. Anxiety can certainly cause gastrointestinal symptoms, but it ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Geoffrey Rutledge
40 years experience Internal Medicine
Unrelated: An ovarian cyst is not likely to be related to changes in your bowel movements. Mucus in stool, and cramps in upper abdomen are common and can be from ... Read More

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