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I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determined by your physician, . ...Read more

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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What to do if I have anal discharge what could it be ?

What to do if I have anal discharge what could it be ?

Get an examination: It could be lots of things. Sometimes a discharge is related to hemorrhoids, or anal warts, or fistula. Sometimes it's related to decreased anal sphincter tone. It could be related to diabetes. Go see a colorectal surgeon for a specialty evaluation. ...Read more

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Having mucus smelly anal discharges during the day?

Having mucus smelly anal discharges during the day?

This requires: Medical evaluation especially if you have engaged in unprotected sex (particularly anal receptive). ...Read more

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Anal discharge during ejaculation, should I be concerned?

Anal discharge during ejaculation, should I be concerned?

Discharge: Any type of discharge should be looked into. Discharge from the anus after ejaculation is not common. You should discuss this with your doctor ...Read more

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Hello, my 13 year old son weighs about 200 pounds, and is having CLEAR anal discharge. Please help?

Hello, my 13 year old son weighs about 200 pounds, and is having CLEAR anal discharge. Please help?

See his doctor: Anal discharge needs to be evaluated to determine cause. A fistula, infection, inflammation (to name a few) could all lead to anal discharge and require different treatment. Depending on cause, his weight may or may not be contributing. Lifestyle modification - nutritious whole foods, avoiding processed foods, and exercise - will help his weight and start a life of healthy habits. ...Read more

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Foul smelling anal discharge reddish brown 48 year old husband what could it be? I have picture. Of discharge.

Foul smelling anal discharge reddish brown  48 year old husband what could it be? I have picture. Of discharge.

Concerning: One thing I am concerned about here is a tumor in the colon or rectum. Sometimes they can produce mucus and cause bleeding. When you put the two together, it produces a foul discharge. See your doctor about a colonoscopy. Don't delay. ...Read more

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Hello dr i had my first mucas anal discharge should I be worried and can I do something from preventing to happen again

See your doctor: Mucous coming out of the anus along with a bowel movement can be common in people with irritable bowel syndrome (a condition with bouts of constipation or diarrhea and cramps). If there is pain or bleeding with having a bowel movement, and the discharge looks yellow or green, it could mean some inflammation, like colitis. If you have anal sex, there could be an infection. See your doctor! ...Read more

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What causes mucas stools. Anal discharge?

Mucous: Diarrhea and mucous in stool could point to certain infections, maldigestions, or infalmmatory disorders. What other symptoms do you have? Is it isolated? Is it mixed with blood sometimes? Any abdominal pain? These questions and several others would narrow the diagnosis.. ...Read more

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Is anal discharge common after a colostomy?

Yes, it is normal: If the remnant of the rectum is still there, it does make mucus. You will pass that mucus about 1-3 times a week depending on how long that segment of colon is. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more