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A 48-year-old member asked:

Occasionally i have to wipe a kind of liquidy stool coating the outside of my anus. what is this?

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Dr. Imran Saeed
General Surgery 20 years experience
Anal leakage/dischar: It could be from having weak sphincter muscles or mucusy discharge from hemorrhoids. Sometimes having large external hemorrhoids can also make it difficult to clean properly. You need a detailed anorectal exam including sphincter evaluation. Please see a colorectal surgeon.
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