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Can Ulcers Cause Mucus In The Stool
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
Inflammation!: Most inflammatory diseases of the colon cause ulcers, eg. Uc, crohn's, but also seen with infections, trauma, ischemia ( poor blood supply) and toxic effects of some medications. Ulcers generally mean something has overwhelmed your body's natural defenses and imply something serious is going on. ...Read more
Blood in stool: Benign causes would be an anal fissure or hemhorroid. More serious causes would be inflammatory bowel disease ( Crohn's, ulcerative colitis), diverticulosis, intestinal polyps , intestinal cancer, bleeding peptic ulcer, esophageal or gastric cancer. Always get this symptom evaluated by your doctor! ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
NO: H-pylori is a bacterium in the stomach which is associated with stomach ulcers or excess gastric acid production. Occasionally some the excess stomach acid can back up into the throat and cause a sensation of a "lump in the throat" similar to the sensation of excess mucous in the throat. You should seek medical attention to diagnose and treat this condition. ...Read more
What can cause ulcers in middle section of small intestine? Accompanied by blood & mucous in poo.. With stomach cramps
Small intestines: Lesions in the small intestine are difficult to diagnose and often the patient has to swallow a camera like capsule to demonstrate it. Causes of ulcerations there can be difficult to identify. Medications like aspirin, Advil and Aleve are causes. Sometimes the bleeding lesion is caused by a vascular malformation which simply bleeds like a nose bleed. Your gastroenterologist is best qualified ...Read more
Can excess stool in the colon cause general intestinal "rumbling"? Can excess stool in the colon cause backup into the small intestine? What exams?
blood in stool: Absolutely. Stomach ulcers can bleed and cause significant amounts of blood in the stool. This can be very dangerous. Blood in the stool is usually black and tarry. You need immediate medical attention. ...Read more
What can cause stools fully covered/wrapped in mucus with blood & stomach cramps often worsened by eating? Confirmed ulcers in middle of small bowel.
Can diverticula of the sigmoid colon cause pain when menstrual when pooping and can it cause painful spasms in the rectum?
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 moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Can bacterial overgrowth in the colon or small bowel cause loose or watery stools which are. Sometimes pale?
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
Exact synonym so far as this pathologist is concerned. An ulcer is a lesion on a body surface (outer or inner) in which the epithelium and at least some of the underlying connective tissue has been lost specifically to necrosis (cell death) rather than just mechanical or chemical injury. All ulcer craters ...Read more
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