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Mucus in stool everyday. gi dr says its ibs. blood test and stool culture normal. colonoscopy not done. can ibs cause mucus in stool everyday?

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Dr. Charles Cattano answered

Specializes 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 obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum, among others.

Answered 8/12/2019

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