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What does it mean if there is some bloody mucus in my babys stool?

What does it mean if there is some bloody mucus in my babys stool?

Not good: Blood and mucus in stools is an indicator of inflammation. This could be an infection or sign of allergy. Please take your baby to the doctor to be evaluated. ...Read more

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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My 2 years old baby having black mucus stool?

My 2 years old baby having black mucus stool?

Not normal: Black stools are not normal. While rarely a dietary cause may be found, most often black stools signify blood in the stools, blood that is coming from a little bit higher up in the GI tract. I would see your doctor soon to first check out if it is blood, and if so, find out why the child has this. ...Read more

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Is it normal for a child to have mucus in stool after using an enema?

Is it normal for a child to have mucus in stool after using an enema?

Perhaps...: Enemas are almost never used in my pediatric practice, so the 1st concern is what triggered the need for an enema? I would never recommend an enema for your child unless specifically ordered by your pediatrician. The type of enema used may have caused the mucous--or perhaps this mucous was due to the irritant effect of whatever made the use of an enema necessary. If bloody, call your doctor now. ...Read more

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I saw bloody mucus in stool yesterday. Is there something wrong with my digestive system?

I saw bloody mucus in stool yesterday. Is there something wrong with my digestive system?

Yes: It is never normal to see blood in your stool. This is a common symptom of proctitis or hemorrhoids but further evaluation is needed with a colonoscopy or sigmoidoscooy. ...Read more

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Seeing dr tomorrow for bloody mucus in stool and constipation. What is he likely to do to asses what's wrong with me? What should I expect/prepare?

Seeing dr tomorrow for bloody mucus in stool and constipation. What is he likely to do to asses what's wrong with me? What should I expect/prepare?

Complete eval: Expect a full medical history and gastrointestinal physical examination. Depending on findings, may recommend labs or colonoscopy. ...Read more

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Been passing bloody mucus in stool. Now feeling very anxious. What can I do to calm myself down? I'd like to avoid a panic attack if possible.

Been passing bloody mucus in stool. Now feeling very anxious. What can I do to calm myself down? I'd like to avoid a panic attack if possible.

Taking action will: Reduce your anxiety. This is not normal and does need to be checked out medically. As you take an active role in your healthcare it should help to reduce your sense of helplessness and panic. Just to be aware - bloody diarrhea would be a medical emergency. Slow down, breath - take care. ...Read more

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I am experiencing bloody stool and mucus in stool, for around 5 months and in the last couple days, I have become light headed.?

May be low CBC: If symptoms new then one must look into pathology in bowel, with mucus representing draining off a developing lesion. One should have CAT scan of abdomen followed by colonoscopy. If a lesion noted procedure will be based on path report of bx of the existing lesion. ...Read more

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What causes bloody mucus in stool? When I feel the need to poop only bloody mucus comes out. And when I do poo it's narrow. Also feel gassy and nausea

Proctitis? Colitis?: You have some sort of serious inflammation of the rectum (proctitis) or colon i.e. lower intestine (colitis). Most likely inflammatory bowel disease, including conditons called ulcerative colitis or Crohn's disease. Or certain infections, including STDs If you've had anal sex. You need to see a doctor about this ASAP. Good luck! ...Read more

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Why do I feel really thirsty even after drinking lots of water? Also passing bloody mucus in stool and troubles sleeping and bloating. Dr appt mon.

Why do I feel really thirsty even after drinking lots of water? Also passing bloody mucus in stool and troubles sleeping and bloating. Dr appt mon.

Sounds like you: Are doing the right thing by seeing the doctor. You have several things that are probably unrelated going on and need a complete evaluatiion. ...Read more

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Ate wings about 3 nights ago and have had an upset stomach since. The next day I felt nauseous. Now 3 days later I think I have bloody mucus in stooL?

Gastroenteritis.: Sounds like gastroenteritis, which could be viral or food borne. If your symptoms persist beyond seven days, see a doctor. Drink plenty of fluids while sick, preferably an electrolyte drink or juice. ...Read more

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I am experiencing fatigue, black tar-colored stools, mucus in stool and bloody stool. The following also describes me: Unintentional weight loss.. ..

I am experiencing fatigue, black tar-colored stools, mucus in stool and bloody stool. The following also describes me: Unintentional weight loss.. ..

Need medical checkup: You have some serious symptoms like blood in your stools which require urgent check up by your doctor. If you do not have a PCP, go to the Emergency Room (ER) for a check up and have blood tests to find out more about the cause of your bleeding and check your blood counts (Hb). ...Read more

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Baby has mucus in stool. Taking ranitidine and only drinks breast milk. No solids or formula. Could this be from ranitidine? Should he see a doctor?

Baby has mucus in stool. Taking ranitidine and only drinks breast milk. No solids or formula. Could this be from ranitidine? Should he see a doctor?

Need more info: Need more info such as age of infant. Mucus in stool can be due to many different things including infection. Follow up with doctor for definitive exam, diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more

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Foul smelling and mucus stool?

Foul smelling and mucus stool?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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What can be causing mucus in stool?

What can be causing mucus in stool?

NG: Unusually enough....I've seen quite a bit of this in my HIV practice in the males predominantly. It turns out in my practice the overwhelming cause is rectal gonorrhea. It is not as obvious to culture out as one would think. Blood sometimes follows. Pain may or my not be present. ...Read more

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Why am I having pink mucus in stool?

Why am I having pink mucus in stool?

? colitis: Pink mucus in the stool suggests mucus mixed with blood. This is often associate with different inflammatory causes i.e. ulcerative colitis, infectious colitis. You would most likely benefit from an endoscopic evaluation of your colon. ...Read more

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I'm seriously worried! Mucus in stool?

Stool: Mucus is a lubricant in our GI tract – so a small amounts needn't be a concern. However if there are large amounts of mucus especially if associated with blood or abdominal pain– that warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Why do I have mucus in stool after I wipe stool is always hard?

Needs to be checked: We need more information to advice you. A little mucus in stool some times only on wiping without any other symptoms related to GI tract like abdominal pain, blood in stools, hard stools alternating with loose stools, may be normal and harmless and do no require any treatment normally. But since you are concerned about it, I will recommend you have it checked by your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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What causes orange mucus in stool?

Should be evaluated: There can be multiple reasons for mucous in the stool and further reasons why it is orange in color. Causes of mucous in the stool can range from benign to serious. More information would be needed, and you should have this evaluated. It may be irritation in the colon, a polyp, colon inflamation-colitis. Most of the time occasional mucous in the stool may be benign- but must be evaluated. ...Read more

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Could oil and mucus in stool be from using suppossitories?

Suppositories: Yes it is quite possible that the oil and mucus in your stooll, is due to suppositories. ...Read more

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Can cheese cause mucus in stool?

Can cheese cause mucus in stool?

Doubtful: Mucus discharge in stools usually signifies some inflammatory process in your colon. See a GI doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Can too much coffee cause mucus in stool?

Yes: Yes but usually's other things see a primary care doctor for specific diagnosis and treatment ...Read more

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Is it possible around time of ovulation to have mucus in stool?

Is it possible around time of ovulation to have mucus in stool?

Not sure related?: 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, among others. ...Read more

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