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Abdominal Pain And Mucus In Stool
Abdominal pain is pain that you feel anywhere between your chest and groin. This is often referred to as the stomach region or belly. Almost everyone experiences pain in the abdomen at one time or another. Most of the time, it is not caused by a serious medical problem. There are many organs in the abdomen. Pain in the abdomen can originate from any one of them, including: Organs related to digestion -- the end of the esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, liver, gallbladder, and pancreas The aorta -- a large blood vessel that runs straight down the inside of the abdomen The appendix -- an organ in the lower right abdomen that no longer serves much function The kidneys -- two bean-shaped organs that lie deep within the abdominal cavity The spleen -- an organ involved in blood maintenance and infection control However, the pain may start from somewhere else -- like your chest or pelvic area. You may also have a generalized infection, such as the flu or strep throat, that affects many parts of your body. The intensity of the pain does not always reflect the seriousness of the condition causing the pain. Severe abdominal pain can be from mild conditions, such as gas or the cramping of viral gastroenteritis. On the other hand, relatively mild pain or no pain may be present with life-threatening conditions, such as cancer of the ...Read more
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Severe joint pain, abdominal pain, occasional blood or mucus in stool. Sometimes yellow loose stool. Cramps and gas. What's wrong?
Can C. Diff symptoms mimic IBD? Still have severe abdominal pain, fecal urgency and mucus in stool. Infection treated with metronidazole 4months ago
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
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
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
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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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