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I am experiencing fever (mild) , upper abdominal pain, constipation, mucus in stool, nausea and vomiting, fatigue and tender abdomen. I don't have a gallbladder. Endoscope and colonoscopy done and no findings. What might it be. ?

I am experiencing  fever (mild) , upper abdominal pain, constipation, mucus in stool, nausea and vomiting, fatigue and tender abdomen. I don't have a gallbladder. Endoscope and colonoscopy done and no findings. What might it be.
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Not sure.: From your description of one, it is not clear what is causing the problem. Assuming that your laboratory a valuation is all normal, I think my next step might be a CAT scan of the abdomen. If you have your results, that you could upload, I would be happy to look them over in a healthtap concierge consult. Good work. ...Read more

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Mucus (Definition)

Like material that functions to moisten and protect inner body surfaces. The viscous slippery substance that consists chiefly of mucin, water, cells, and inorganic salts and that is secreted as a protective lubricant coating by the cells and glands of the mucous membranes. The free slime of the mucous membranes, composed of secretion of the glands, various salts, ...Read more


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Would like some advice please? I've been having abdominal pain, diarrhea, mucus in stool?

Would like some advice please? I've been having abdominal pain, diarrhea, mucus in stool?

Could be IBS: Mucous can be a sign of irritable bowel syndrome. There several other diagnoses that are possible. I suggest a thorough evaluation by your doctor. ...Read more

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Abdominal pain, frequent mucus loose stools, All negative H.pylori antigen, blood stool sample, CBC, ESR, CRP, Ferrin, celiac screening.? Is IBS ?

Abdominal pain, frequent mucus loose stools, All negative H.pylori antigen, blood stool sample, CBC, ESR, CRP, Ferrin, celiac screening.? Is IBS ?

That is: a likely conclusion but you should consult with the doctor ordering all these tests, and who also examined you. This is where you should seek your diagnosis ...Read more

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Hot sweat, sharp abdominal pain, diarrhea, yellow mucus stool, weight loss, loss of appetite. Constantly for 1 month now everyday. ?

Hot sweat, sharp abdominal pain, diarrhea, yellow mucus stool, weight loss, loss of appetite. Constantly for 1 month now everyday. ?

Infection vrs organ: The symptoms described could be due to a infectious agent like C. Difficile, represent an organ problem like pancreatitis, the flair of an underlying autoimmune disorder of the intestine like Crohn's Disease, an inherited disease like Coeliac Disease, or an allergy to some food. You need to see your doctor right away and get the cause of your problem diagnosed and treated. ...Read more

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Been tired, had abdominal pain (localized and aches), mucus in stool, and joint and muscle pain. What could this be? I have been to the doctor.

Been tired, had abdominal pain (localized and aches), mucus in stool, and joint and muscle pain. What could this be? I have been to the doctor.

Fibromyalgia: See a doctor for diagnosis. Treatment can include support groups, exercise/physical therapy, coq12 supplements, pain medications, fibromyalgia medications such as savella, (milnacipran) lyrica, Cymbalta and others, antidepressants, water exercises. It's important to stretch everyday - your adominal muscles, chest, neck, shoulders, lower back, legs and feet. Deep breathing exercises help many people as well. ...Read more

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Mucus in stool stool is yellow movement in abdomen pain all over but mostly upper left abdomen and lower right. What could this be?

Many things: Denise, your symptoms could be several things from infection with virus or bacteria, food poisoning, inflammatory bowel disease, parasitic infection...the list is extensive. Best to see your healthcare provider for evaluation. Sorry I could not give you a more focused answer but the list is very long of what this could be. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more

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I'm having Abdominal pain,with mucus+ blood in stool, swollen stomach PCP doesn't know what's wrong. History of h.pylori,gastritis and pancreatitis ?

Hard to say: without more work up. You likely need a surgeon or GI Doctor and likely some more studies to find cause. Please ask to see someone else and get an answer. Be well! ...Read more

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Constant abdominal pain relief when passing stool. Mucus in stool and loose stool. Physical exam, blood and stool test were negative. Is it IBS or IBD?

Constant abdominal pain relief when passing stool. Mucus in stool and loose stool. Physical exam, blood and stool test were negative. Is it IBS or IBD?

Either or other: Your symptoms are consistent with both irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease among others. I am not sure what physical exam means and it is very important HOW the stool blood test is done to be accurate. Start taking a daily fiber supplement and drink plenty of fluid. If symptoms persist you need to see a GI specialist and have at least a sigmoidoscopy or "short scope". ...Read more

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For past 5 months had abdominal pain(improved after bowel movement), mucus in stool, loose stools. Physician refused referral thinking is hypochondria?

For past 5 months had abdominal pain(improved after bowel movement), mucus in stool, loose stools. Physician refused referral thinking is hypochondria?

Maybe IBS?: If the symptoms have been long term, they may be representative of irritable bowel syndrome. However, other problems must be ruled out before that diagnosis can be determined. If you have not already, I would increase the amount of fiber in your diet. If this does not help, I would return to your doctor, to see what the next step in the work up is. Good luck. ...Read more

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Lost 17.63 pound in 6mo. Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, occasional mucus stool, uneasiness, lost muscle, numbness, weakness, head-aches& spins what?

Lost 17.63 pound in 6mo. Abdominal pain, constipation, diarrhea, occasional mucus stool, uneasiness, lost muscle, numbness, weakness, head-aches& spins what?

See your doctor: Your symptoms may be signs of something significantly wrong. One cannot tell without a complete history, physical and possible lab/imaging tests. Follow with your doctor as soon as you can. ...Read more

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Pain in abdomen, with some blood and mucus in stool. Is this like salmonella?

Pain in abdomen, with some blood and mucus in stool.  Is this like salmonella?

Possible: This is not a home diagnosis. There are too many possibly serious illness which may present like this and you should be seen by a physician quickly. ...Read more

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Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Testing: Time for your doctor to see you. You need blood and stool testing to determine if this is infection or chronic inflammatory disease. You may also need a colonoscopy ...Read more

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During the past few month I have been experiencing lower, left hand side of abdomen pain with small slivers of bllod and mucus in my stools.

During the past few month I have been experiencing lower, left hand side of abdomen pain with small slivers of bllod and mucus in my stools.

Colon? : Diverticulitis commonly causes left lower abdominal pain, sometimes exacerbated/relieved by a bowel movement. Inflammatory colitises can cause symptoms. Constipation. Kidney issuesyou should see a doctor if it has lasted longer than a few days or if it is severe and limiting your daily activities.. There are other causes as well and you may require a ct scan or colonoscopy to help sort them out. ...Read more

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