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Bright Red Blood And Mucus In Stool
Elevated liver enzymes, (no alcohol, no tylenol) bright to dull red blood and mucus in stool. Should I worry?
Need more evaluation: Yes, the combination of abnormal liver enzymes (not attributable to alcohol) and GI bleeding raises considerable concern. There are many possibilities here, but comprehensive lab work and endoscopic testing will clarify your diagnosis & needed treatment. In the meantime, please avoid nsaid's or Aspirin (unless medically prescribed), & let your doctor know you want to move your testing along. ...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
HI I'm passing bright red blood and mucus with no stool. I also have cramping and diarrehea for 3 months now.
Bloody diarrhea: Usually occur due to iBD (Chrons or Ulcerative Coltis). red blood in stool can also occur in constipation with Hemorrhoids or rectal ulcers or Rectal CA or colon CA particular right sided. Evaluation is needed for such symptoms by a PCP, stool analysis and likely GI for possible scope ...Read more
I am experiencing a thick, sticky, stringy mucus in stool, this has been for minimum of two months. I occasionally see dark red blood along with this.
Noticed red & mucus in stool today. Worried its blood but remembered I ate beetroot lastnight. Shout I see doc after x1 'blood' or wait to see if repeat?
Likely: The food you ate. Give a day or 2 without beetroot. If it persist get checked for blood in stool ...Read more
Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach- (had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.
2 weeks-indigestion/gurgling with some pressure in right rib and lower and middle back. Bowels formed and mushy in same movement. Just saw bright red blood/mucus ons stool today no blood on tp.?
Red blood, mucus stool. Dr did rectal exam found lg. Rubber textured growth. Scheduled colonoscopy. Other than cancer what could it be? 45yr, female. Thanks
Benign polyp?: A rubbery growth could be a cancer but could also be a benign polyp that has not become a cancer yet. At colonoscopy the growth might be able to be removed or might be judges too large to remove safely but pieces (biopsies) will be obtained to tell what it is. The video image is usually very accurate for an experienced endoscopist. ...Read more
I've had abnormal stools for years now and my chest feels covered cant feel my beat. I get red easily does that mean have cancer? Stressing out about it. Mucus stool but no blood. Did X-ray for heart and blood work. Did catscan no sighn of tumor
Sounds ok but..: If stools red, bloody see gastroenterologist, if heart feels like what you said see cardiologist they can do the right tests, don't worry sounds not serious, especially if all labs including cbc, cmp, tsh, normal[complete blood count, comprehensive metabolic panel, thyroid stimulating hormone, vitamin d level[25[oh]D], serum iron level. Good lifestyle is all u can do, never smoke, mild alcohol.walk ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My 2 yo had a small amount of bright red mucus in stool. It's only a dot or two strictly in the mucus. He has a cold, I've been taking rectals. Worry?
Not too concerning: There are several causes of bright red color in the stool. He may have a small irritation of the anus due to hard stools, more frequent stools, or the rectal temperature assessments. Apply a small amount of vaseline or a;d ointment to help the area heal. Bright red food colors can also show up in the stool (gatorade, koolaid), so you may want to avoid those for now. If it worsens, see you doctor. ...Read more
Pink on tp after wiping, no bright red, some white mucus in stool, mucus few days earlier with nothing on tp. No straining. No hard stool. Not constipated?
Wiping: You may have an anal fissure which may give you a pink stain on the toilet paper. See your doctor for an evluation. ...Read more
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
Possible: This is not a home diagnosis. There are too many possibly serious illness which may present like this and you should be seen by a physician quickly. ...Read more
Hi I have mild uc-only symptoms some blood and mucus in stool. I feel fine but was prescribed mesavant xl-can it ruin my kidneys or should I take it?
Don't ignore it!: If you are having blood and mucus in your stool, your colon is quite unhappy. Mesavant most likely won't hurt your kidneys and will help turn off the inflammation in your gut. Talk to your doc about it more but also consider your stress, your diet and possible infection as other things that could cause these symptoms. ...Read more
Suffering from a lot of pain daily throughout abdomen, noticed blood and mucus in stool, anything I could try to help? Is this normal for IBS?
Bloody stool: Not necessarily normal to have bloody stools with IBS. Cramping and pain is normal. See your doctor to make sure its nothing else. ...Read more
I would go: Not my specialty, but I think painful, bloody BM's should be evaluated ASAP. Best to you. ...Read more
36 y/o female. Blood and mucus in stool. CT scan showed multiple mesenteric and retroperitoneal lymph nodes. Largest 2.1cm. Is this cause for concern?
Yes.: But the degree of concern is uncertain until one knows why the lymph nodes are enlarged. Could be any one of a number of different things. I would be concerned enough to continue follow up with your doc until you have an answer. I suspect there was more info in the CT report that would be very helpful and you may have had some labs already or even a scope? ...Read more
I have blood and mucus in stool, bloating, mouth sores and an itchy rash on my elbows. Are these related? What could it mean?
They may be related: This sounds as if you should be seen by a GI doctor and evaluated in detail as you may be having the onset of an inflammatory bowel condition, and these can also present with skin and mucous membrane findings. See someone asap. Bring a full list of all your symptoms and the time frames in which they occur, along with all medical records. Good luck and best wishes. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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