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Help please! Is bloody and mucus discharge from the anus "normal" after an ileostomy?

Help please! Is bloody and mucus discharge from the anus "normal" after an ileostomy?

Maybe: Find out from your surgeon if any of the colon remains. If there is still some of this large intestine, blood may have gotten into it during the operation and will pass with a small amount of mucous that the lining of the colon remnant secretes. ...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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I wanted to know is bloody and mucus discharge from the anus normal after an ileostomy?

I wanted to know is bloody and mucus discharge from the anus normal after an ileostomy?

Depends: If the ileostomy surgery is new, there may be some temporaries bloody and mucus drainage. If the ileostomy is not new, bloody drainage is not normal and should be evaluated by your gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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2 weeks with swollen, extremely painful, non-visible, quarter-sized lump inside/to the left of anus. Hurts to sit etc, bloody discharge all day. Cause?

2 weeks with swollen, extremely painful, non-visible, quarter-sized lump inside/to the left of anus. Hurts to sit etc, bloody discharge all day. Cause?

Perianal abcess: The possibility of this being a perianal abcess is strong. It is similar to have a boil on the skin but this is in anal area. Please see a colo-rectal surgeon for the incision and drainage. If you can not wait for an appointment go to ER and they may be able to help you out over there. ...Read more

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Yesterday I had a colon hydrotherapy treatment and right after I started to see a discharge of bloody anal tissue. Please advise.?

Yesterday I had a colon hydrotherapy treatment and right after I started to see a discharge of bloody anal tissue. Please advise.?

Get MEDICAL care: This "treatment" can lead to infection, inflammation or damage to the colon (perforation). Bleeding is a sign that something has been irritated at the lest and perhaps worse. See a doctor (and don't do this anymore, it's a waste of money). ...Read more

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I have been having quite a bit of anal bleeding. No anal intercourse. I stay constipated a lot and have been having a bloody mucus discharge from anus?

I have been having quite a bit of anal bleeding. No anal intercourse. I stay constipated a lot and have been having a bloody mucus discharge from anus?

See your physician: Although rectsl bleeding is usually benign at your age (hemorrhoids) it can also be due to other causes (AV malformation, divertium, Meckles, or cancer). It is important to be evaluated and will likely require a colonoscopy to rule out more concerning causes ...Read more

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Thick bloody discharge from anus lump between anus and. Virginia hemmoriods to.loseing wait no sex drive. Feeling tired. Lots. Of pain?

Thick bloody discharge from anus lump between anus and. Virginia hemmoriods to.loseing wait no sex drive. Feeling tired. Lots. Of pain?

Need exam : Too complex to sort out on a short answer online forum. See a gynecologist for a proper evaluation. Whole there, ask if a referral to a colorectal surgeon for the hemorrhoids is appropriate. They usually only operate as a last resort, and are very knowledgeable about non-surgical therapy. Hope this helps!, ...Read more

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Why I am discharge from my anal?

Why I am discharge from my anal?

Can't diagnose: The cause of your anal discharge. You need in person medical evaluation for an accurate assessment. ...Read more

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I have an oily discharge from my anus?

I have an oily discharge from my anus?

Malabsorption : Typically, this is known as steatorrhea and is commonly associate with a foul order and may be caused by a variety of malabsorption syndromes due to dysfunction of the gallbladder or pancreas. It may also be due to excessive ingestion of nonabsorbable oils such as mineral oil. This may also be associated with poor absorption of fat soluble vitamins and should be evaluated by a physician. ...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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I have a brown muccus discharge from my anus. Should i be concerned?

I have a brown muccus discharge from my anus. Should i be concerned?

Mucus anal discharge: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least, discuss your new finding with your doctor who knows you best & can advise what treatment &/or testing is needed. ...Read more

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What does it mean to have white thick discharge, and green slimy stiff from anus, im a female?

What does it mean to have white thick discharge, and green slimy stiff from anus, im a female?

Proctits: Sounds like an infection of your anus or rectal area. Given the white discharge I would the strongly consider a fungal infection. I would seek evaluation for this problem. ...Read more

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I have a brown muccus discharge from my anus all the time is this something to be concerned about?

I have a brown muccus discharge from my anus all the time is this something to be concerned about?

Mucousy discharge: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum. At the very least, discuss your new finding with your doctor who knows you best & can advise what treatment &/or testing is needed. ...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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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?

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?

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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I had an anal fistulectomy about 2 years ago. It seems like i still have white discharges sometimes. Is it normal? What do I do?

I had an anal fistulectomy about 2 years ago. It seems like i still have white discharges sometimes. Is it normal? What do I do?

Probably persistence: It is not normal if the fistula is cured. I suspect persistence or recurrence. It really depends on the anatomy of ur fistula and what procedure was done, specifically. ...Read more

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I'm experiencing a mucous like anal discharge but I don't have any other conditions I'm aware of. What is a possible cause of this?

I'm experiencing a mucous like anal discharge but I don't have any other conditions I'm aware of. What is a possible cause of this?

Mucous: This is likely. Itching alarming and will go over. If you have abdominal pain, fever or blood in stools, it should be looked into more carefully, but sounds not alarming! ...Read more

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Had Fistulotomy about 9 weeks ago. Wound seems to be almost completely covered but very tiny portion of wound remains near the anus. I'm also getting very tiny amount of discharge per day. Discharge is tiny piece that looks like snot. Is it normal to be s

Had Fistulotomy about 9 weeks ago. Wound seems to be almost completely covered but very tiny portion of wound remains near the anus. I'm also getting very tiny amount of discharge per day. Discharge is tiny piece that looks like snot. Is it normal to be s

See below: A very small area left to heal is not abnormal. Should be all the way closed soon. The discharge is probably fibrinous exudate, frequently present until a wound totally heals. If not completely healed in two more weeks check with your surgeon. ...Read more

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Liquid discharge from anus. No bm or pain or anything?

Liquid discharge from anus. No bm or pain or anything?

Anorectal discharge: You may be describing mucus discharge, impaired anal sphincter function, or even a draining abscess or fistula. Gi or proctologist will first perform a visual inspection & digital exam after taking your history as to circumstances, duration, quality, timing of symptoms & your risk factors. They may then determine topical treatment, antibiotics, or perform further evaluation of rectal lining. ...Read more

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Anal mucus/blood discharge?

Anal mucus/blood discharge?

Be seen by your doct: Please be seen by your physician or a colorectal surgeon for clarification and diagnosis urgently! ...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

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What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med. ...Read more

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Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Yeast seems unlikely: This may be possible, but I doubt yeast is the most likely explanation. Some other infection or inflammatory bowel disease may be more likely. If you are the receptive partner in anal sex, and if at risk for STDs, gonorrhea or chlamydia are possible, or possibly herpes but less likely without substantial pain. Rectal cancer could do it. The main thing is to see a doctor and take it from there. ...Read more

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Why am i had a mucus discharge coming from my anus?

Why am i had a mucus discharge coming from my anus?

Anal leakage: Processes that interrupt the integrity of the sphincter muscle or the hemorrhoid columns can produce anal leakage. For example, stretching of the sphincter muscle, a flareup of hemorrhoids, mucosal prolapse, or an abnormal connection called a fistula can all produce what would be termed anal leakage. Mucus is normally produced by the lining and increase production can be affected by medications or underlying disease processes. I suggest you see a surgeon for an anorectal examination. ...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