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clear jelly like stool... what causes it? is it harmful?

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Dr. Mark Kuhnke
39 years experience General Surgery
Interesting...: You may be seeing mucous in the stool, which, if present, could be indicative of an inflammatory bowel disorder, such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease. But don't panic just yet. I suggest you see your doctor if this persists, especially if you see any blood mixed into the stool. Good luck.
Answered on Aug 13, 2018

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