A 38-year-old female asked:
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38 yo female, blood and mucous with and without stools. cramps and diarrhoea, urgent need to empty bowels. blood from bright red to dark red, stools mostly very loose. constant for several months now. ?

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Dr. Shaban Faruqui
Specializes in Gastroenterology
GI w/u ASAP: If you have diarrhea with mucus, inflammatory bowel disease or an infection could be to blame. Symptoms of IBS vary widely. Besides mucus-filled diarrhea, you could have:Belly pain that doesn't go away or gets better after a bowel movement Constipation, diarrhea Gas , Bloating, inadequate evacuation. IBD needs to be considered and ruled out. Patient should get w/u for definite Dx. See GI
Answered on Nov 29, 2019
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