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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. Eric Kaplan
41 years experience in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Could be many: Things from hemorrhoids, to proctitis, colitis. Generally this is not normal and if it doesn't resolve in a few days best to get examined by a gastroe ... Read More

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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. J. patrick Tokarz
Specializes in Family Medicine
Mabye: It depends. If she is otherwise in good health, she should do well . If she has a high fever, feels weak or short of breath or can't keep down liquids ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Richards
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Could be Crohn's: Anal fissures may be due to crohn's disease. Also, psoriasis may be related to crohn's disease. So if you haven't had one yet: i would recommend a col ... Read More
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A female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mucus: Clear mucus discharge from the vagina doesn't necessarily signify an infection and mucus discharge from the rectum in the absence of other symptoms is ... Read More
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A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Bonuel
37 years experience in Internal Medicine
Get checked for: Ibd / inflammatory bowel disease. Take care! http://www.Medicinenet.Com/script/main/mobileart.Asp?Articlekey=87898.
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A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Stuart Hickerson
31 years experience in Family Medicine
Proctitis: Sounds like a proctitis or infection of your anal area. Probably good to get checked.
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A member asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
32 years experience in Pediatrics
Depends on things...: Yellow is one of the normal stool colors, but usually in babies. For non-babies, stool color changes to more yellow if the stool is looser and is movi ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Several causes: Bacterial vaginosis and yeast are the two most common vaginal infections. Sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, chlamydia and gonorrhea a ... Read More
A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Dr. John Chiu answered
56 years experience in Allergy and Immunology
Allergy: Most likely allergic rhinitis given the itching. The bloody nose with thick mucus suggests that you may have a sinus infection - but this needs be det ... Read More
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A 29-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Flora shifting: If no fevers or significant pain--let it run! in fact, take Mucinex (guaifenesin) to keep things thin and flowing. Your body is likely re-balancing th ... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Anorectal discharge: You may be describing mucus discharge, impaired anal sphincter function, or even a draining abscess or fistula. Gi or proctologist will first perform ... Read More
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jonah Essers
17 years experience in Pediatric Gastroenterology
Inflammation: Bacterial or parasitic infection, chronic inflammation such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, alleric inflammation. Consult your pcp. You may ... Read More
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mucus: Mucus in the stool is normal but usually invisible. If you're seeing a lot of mucus, and if there is associated diarrhea, blood, marked change in bowe ... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kelly Elmore
18 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Depends: It could be the timing of the cycle- cervical mucous (normal) or a vaginal infection or a change in the ph balance of the vagina or least likely fallo ... Read More
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Anorectal discharge: You may be describing mucus discharge, impaired anal sphincter function, or even a draining abscess or fistula. Gi or proctologist will first perform ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Anne Phelan-adams
Specializes in Family Medicine
A few possibilities: Pain is your body's early warning system that something's wrong and it shouldn't be ignored. A mucous vaginal discharge with abdominal pain could be ... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Stephen Pappachen
21 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Menses: Early (pre-cycle) or residual (post-cycle) changes in the uterine lining is one reason. However, depending on the stage of your reproductive life (e. ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in 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
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience in Internal Medicine
Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing ... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Yellow stool: The amount, color, frequency of stool varies with foods, speed of emptying of the GI tract, medications & supplements ingested, gut flora (unique for ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andrea Knittel
7 years experience in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably not: A change in vaginal discharge (like a new color, amount, or texture) often signals that something is wrong, including vaginal infections both sexually ... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Hunter Handsfield
52 years experience in Infectious Disease
Infection, maybe STD: Colored vaginal discharge (yellow, green, etc) suggests infection, including STDs like gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas, assuming you are sexually ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
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STI is a possibility: You need to be checked out as STI might be a possibility I would advise to refrain from sexual intercourse till this is checked out and if infection i ... Read More
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