A member asked:

I'm too much mentally exhausted. anal fissure from 5 months with mucus in stool, now healed but sometimes mucus reddish/brownish when i go for stool test reports come out ok. i'm scared and exhausted each day thinking about this. calprotectin, crp ok?

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Dr. Donald Colantino answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

Is your proctologist or colorectal surgeon convinced that you don't have inflammatory bowel disease or other colorectal pathology? If so you should be reassured &stop obsessing about your apparent functional anorectal condition & passage of mucus. Perhaps you'd like to get a second opinion at the department of proctology or gastroenterology at a university hospital near you. ?stress management the

Answered 6/30/2021



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