A member asked:

Is occasional tiniest amount of mucus in stool normal? i likely have ibs-c as per my doctor. constipation fixed with water and fiber. i finally go more then i ever have in years.still notice odd piece of mucus(or undigested food) i'm not sure. normal?

A doctor has provided 1 answer
Dr. Sue Ferranti answered

Specializes in Internal Medicine

A small amount of mucous in the stool is not unusual and can be seen with normal bowel movements. It can also be a sign off inflammation, which may be present with chronic constipation. Sounds like the treatment is helping. GI can certainly help with this treatment. Good luck!

Answered Jul 7, 2023



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