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Doctor insights on: Blood And Mucus In Feces What Are Causes

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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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What causes mucus and blood in the stool?

What causes mucus and blood in the stool?

Hemorrhoids: Usually but can be many other things including infection, inflammatory bowel disease and tumors, both benign and malignant. See a colorectal surgeon sooner rather than later. ...Read more

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Pass blood in bright in stool then mucus a lot what can causes that then stop for few days then start again?

Pass blood in bright in stool  then mucus a lot what can causes that then stop for few days then start again?

C MD soon: At your age causes can include anything from hemorrhoids to fragile blood vessels to inflammatory bowel disease to poor blood flow to diverticular disease to infection to cancer. You need to see your doc, get examined, see GI doc. ...Read more

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What could cause my six yr. Old to have blood and mucus in his stool?

What could cause my six yr. Old to have blood and mucus in his stool?

Infection: The most common cause would be an infection like salmonella. Diarrhea, even viral, can lead to mucous and blood. Food allergies would be a more remote cause. If it is a couple days and disappears, then no worries, if it continues, then see your pediatrician. ...Read more

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What's the cause of dark mucus blood from the stool with severe pain ?

What's the cause of dark mucus blood from the stool with severe pain ?

See your local MD: It needs to be investigated as it may be blood or it might be digested food material. However if you're having severe pain associated with that symptom, certainly a gastrointestinal evaluation is indicated to rule out entities such as colitis or even infections of the lower intestinal tract. ...Read more

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What causes white dot fluffy mucus and lots of bright red blood in a dark runny stool with a very foul odor?

What causes white dot fluffy mucus and lots of bright red blood in a dark runny stool with a very foul odor?

Bloody stools: You need to go and see a GI doctor asap. Bleeding from the colon can be due to cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, a variety of infectious agents and none of these should be left untreated. Go and see someone before you become severely ill. ...Read more

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Does hemrroids cause blood and mucus in stool?

Does hemrroids cause blood and mucus in stool?

Blood yes: Hemorrhoids can bleed - as many internal hemorrhoids to. Internal hemorrhoids are inside and only sometimes come outside. These usually don't hurt but can bleed. Most people with painful hemorrhoids are external hemorrhoids. If you are having mucus, however, there could be something more going on and a rectal exam and possible colonoscopy are critical to further evaluate for other diseases. ...Read more

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In a 16 year old, what would be the most likely cause for a rare streak of bright red blood on stool with small peaces of redish-clear mucus?

In a 16 year old, what would be the most likely cause for a rare streak of bright red blood on stool with small peaces of redish-clear mucus?

See your doctor: This is a problem that requires a face-to-face meeting with your doctor. In that meeting, your doctor will listen to you, perform a throrough examination and possibly order labs or other tests. Based on this information, he/she will be able to tell you what's wrong and what to do about it. ...Read more

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What causes mucus and blood in stool in toddler?

What causes mucus and blood in stool in toddler?

Multiple: Many times if the child is constipated there will be a bit of blood from an anal fissure ( cut) . Sometimes it may mean some viral infection. Sometimes it may mean a food intolerance/allergy. Please see your pediatrician, and bring a stool sample. ...Read more

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Causes for blood and mucus in stool with lower back pain?

Causes for blood and mucus in stool with lower back pain?

Blood in stool: Blood is stool may be from malignancy, hemorrhoid, inflammatory bowel disease, dysentery from infection such as ameba, shigella , virus. Need to see a doctor for evaluation. ...Read more

Feces (Definition)

Feces is the product of ...Read more