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I'm 5 months post-gall bladder surgery. i feel normal except that after a bm, i will experience leakage that resembles mucous. normal or not?

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Dr. Addagada Rao
General Surgery 56 years experience
May not be related: to your gall bladder surgery , you need examination and possible colonoscopy , certain types of polyps ( villous adenomas ) secrete mucus . See your doctor
Dr. James Lin
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Here are some...: If the degree of mucus appearance is mild and its occurrence, not frequent, you may leave it alone. If different from what described, seek pro-evaluation and counseling. Clinically, it may represent some colonic inflammation.

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