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what causes mucus ans puss in stool?

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Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Various things: Something as mild as irritable bowel syndrome and as serious as colitis can cause those symptoms. Consult your physician to see what should be done to investigate it.
Answered on Nov 16, 2013

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