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A 24-year-old female asked:

Why ibs causes mucus in stool?

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Dr. Richard Romano
Internal Medicine 11 years experience
It usually does not. Ask your doctor to consider why you have it
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A common cold: (upper respiratory infection) would not be anticipated to cause mucus in stool.
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What can be causing mucus in stool?

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Let me explain: Stool normally contains a small amount of mucus, but passing stools with visible amounts of mucus could be from one of several different conditions. Mucus is a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis and to lesser degree in crohn's disease.A bacterial infection, anal fissure, or a bowel obstruction may also cause the passage of mucus along with stool.
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