Top 20 Doctor insights on: Brown mucous discharge from rectum

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What can cause thick egg white mucous discharge from rectum?

What can cause thick egg white mucous discharge from rectum?

Inflammation: Bacterial or parasitic infection, chronic inflammation such as ulcerative colitis or crohn's disease, alleric inflammation. Consult your pcp. You may need to see a gastroenterologist. ...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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I have had a heavy mucus discharge from my rectum for about six years. Had delorme procedure done now have no bowel control and still heavy mucus?

I have had a heavy mucus discharge from my rectum for about six years. Had delorme procedure done now have no bowel control and still heavy mucus?

Recurrence: There is a high rate of recurrence after the delorme procedure, although it is a good way to avoid a major abdominal operation with less risk of complications. Discuss this with your colorectal surgeon, as you may benefit from other options if you have no major medical problems. Recurrences happen after "perineal" approaches like the delorme procedure more often than "transabdominal" approaches. ...Read more

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Have had heavy mucus discharge from rectum for 6 yrs. Had delorme procedure done in 2010 and now have no bowel control and still have heavy mucus?

Have had heavy mucus discharge from rectum for 6 yrs. Had delorme procedure done in 2010 and now have no bowel control and still have heavy mucus?

See your CR surgeon: Sorry to hear this. This is too complex to adequately discuss in this forum, so please make contact with your colorectal surgeon immediately and schedule a consultation. Recruit the help of your primary physician if necessary to make said appointment. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had anal sex last night and this morning a yellow brown gooey discharge started oozing out my rectum. Should I be worried?

I had anal sex last night and this morning a yellow brown gooey discharge started oozing out my rectum. Should I be worried?

No: Not a cause for concern as this could be semen or mucus mixed with stool. If it persists significantly then see your physician. ...Read more

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Slimy offwhite color discharge from rectum when I push with no bowel movement. Sometimes it's brown but this time there was alot and it's off white?

Slimy offwhite color discharge from rectum when I push with no bowel movement. Sometimes it's brown but this time there was alot and it's off white?

Situation?: In this case it would be helpful to have some additional detail. For example, have you engaged in anal intercourse? Is there any pain when you go to the toilet? Are you constipated or have you had diarrhea? Any fever? Could the material have been expelled from the vagina while straining? These are a few things that come to mind. When in doubt, a physical exam will help you find answers. ...Read more

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Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

Thick brown mucous like discharge out of my vagina?

U need to see U PCP: Or u obgyn physician for evaluation and work up. ...Read more

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I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

No, it doesn't help: Blunt truth is that nothing that u do at this point, (other than quit smoking) can make a difference. It's poss. 2B early sign of miscarriage, (it's est. 20% of all pregnancies measured from conception miscarriage). Could just be some cramping & mild spotting. Time will tell. Avoid sex & heavy exercise reasonable, but not proven to make a difference in published studies. ...Read more

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I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

Not necessarily: At 6-1/2 weeks pregnant bleeding can mean three things:
a normal pregnancy with bleeding from the pregnancy doing it's thing and implanting into the wall of the uterus (womb)
a miscarriage - usually watch and wait, the bleeding will increase and the pain may increase
a tubal / ectopic pregnancy - usually very painful.
If the pain or bleeding increase - see a doctor right away. ...Read more

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I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

Pregnancy bleeding: Soften women will have implantation bleeding early in pregnancy. However, if you are having bleeding and pain you could be having a miscarriage. You should see a doctor to confirm. ...Read more

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I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

I'm 6 1/2 weeks and experiencing slight cramps and very light brown discharge mixed with mucous. Should I be worried : (?

No: That can be a normal finding in early pregnancy.As long as you are not having heavy bleeding with cramps you shouldnot be worried. Check with your obgyn you might need Rhogam shot if you are rh negative. ...Read more

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I have had noperiods for over2yrs, I have brown reddish mucous discharge n period pains for over a week now, please assist?

I have had noperiods for over2yrs, I have brown reddish mucous discharge n period pains for over a week now, please assist?

Amenorrhea: In general a woman not on birth control, who is not hypothyroid or has a disorder like hyperprolactinemia, should have a period at least every 3 months to prevent endometrial hyperplasia, which can lead to endometrial cancer over years. This is probably break thru bleeding and I would see a gyn before it gets worse. You may need a Progesterone withdrawal to get it going and a workup. ...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


Rectum (Definition)

The rectum is the last portion of the GI tract where the colon ends. It is heavily muscled and generally remains contacted to control the colonic contents but is under conscious control when a ...Read more