A 36-year-old female asked:
symptoms -blood on toilet paper (not in stool) , slight cramp on upper left side, mucous stools, heartburn. no nausea or any other symptoms. thought?
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Emergency Medicine 35 years experience
See GI specialist: This could be hemorrhoids , or a other problem at the anal verge. Mucous stools could be some sort of irritable bowel disease, and the other symptoms are more consistent with GERD or excess acid. Basically , there is not one condition that explains all of this , but fortunately there is one specialists who manages all of this... a Gastroenterologist) . Consider this follow up if needed.
Last updated Apr 10, 2016
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