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Thick clear mucus discharge from anus for 4 months, dark cloudy blood patches in water, excess gas and bloatedness, constipation I am 19 years old?

Thick clear mucus discharge from anus for 4 months, dark cloudy blood patches in water, excess gas and bloatedness, constipation I am 19 years old?

Needs evaluation: Though colon cancer would be very unusual for someone your age, ulcerative proctites or ulcerative colites would not be, see your family doc or a gastroenterologist or a colon and rectal surgeon. ...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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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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Brown smelly discharge from anus on vacation?

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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Discharge from anus and vagina after experimental sex. What is it?

Discharge from anus and vagina after experimental sex. What is it?

Hard to know: Anal sex is hard on the body since that is not what it was designed for, and the bacteria in the anus do not belong in the vagina. ...Read more

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52 y/o male. Have experienced (off and on) a sweet smelling, slimy discharge from anus that dries almost immediately on my fingers. Please help.

52 y/o male. Have experienced (off and on) a sweet smelling, slimy discharge from anus that dries almost immediately on my fingers. Please help.

Malabsorption: This sounds like a malabsorptive problem, particularly fat metabolism. You should see your doctor for testing including digestive enzymes. ...Read more

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Mucus discharge from anus? 38 weeks pregnant.

Glands: Sounds like its related to increase in mucous discharge everywhere, but have the OB doctor check. ...Read more

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Discharge from anus, should I be worried if family history of cancer?

Discharge from anus, should I be worried if family history of cancer?

Maybe: Go see your doctor and have yourself examined. It could be infectious and not cancer. Some viruses, such as hpv and HIV can lead to cancer. ...Read more

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What can cause orange oil discharge from anus? The last thing I ate was popcorn, kit-kat and a little bit of nachos.

Likely normal: Orange color can be the digestive biles from your normal digestion and the foods you have eaten. Should there be more concern, pain, or difficulty defecating a more thorough exam by your doctor would be reasonable. Good luck ...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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Opaque white discharge from anus? A one off but should I be worried? No bowel movement

Mucous: Although this may be rectal mucous, you should be aware that any type of anal intercourse can theorectically cause an infection. I advise a anal/rectal exam. ...Read more

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What will I do treat mucus discharge from anus due to Infection which occurs due to unhygenic large external hemorrhoids? Thanks

Proctologist: I recommend that you consult a proctologist for both diagnosis and treatment. These specialists concentrate on problems like yours and in my experience attain the best results in treating disorders of the anorectal area. ...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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My stool has been soft narrow like and I have had increased clear anal mucus discharge, no pain and can pass stool. What's wrong? Should I see a doc?

My stool has been soft narrow like and I have had increased clear anal mucus discharge, no pain and can pass stool. What's wrong? Should I see a doc?

Rectal discharge: Rectal discharge may be indication of colitis and may require endoscopy for proper diagnosis. A diet high in fiber may change the caracter of your stool. Acidophilus may restore your normal flora ...Read more

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Clear anal mucus discharge 2X a week, with or without a bowel movement. No pain. Had a normal colonoscopy 2 years ago. Any suggestions?

Clear anal mucus discharge 2X a week, with or without a bowel movement. No pain. Had a normal colonoscopy 2 years ago. Any suggestions?

Many causes: This is generally due to normal mucous production which is abnormally expressed (poor sphincter tone, anal blockage) vs abnormal mucous production due to infection or inflammation. Intermittent nature (2X a week) is reassuring. Presume no blood. Would probably at least do flexible sigmoidoscopy even though colonoscopy only 2 years ago. See your provider when able. ...Read more

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Clear liquid discharge from anus with diarrhea irritating skin and pelvic pain?

Clear liquid discharge from anus with diarrhea irritating skin and pelvic pain?

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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What is the color of anal mucus discharge?

What is the color of anal mucus discharge?

Clear gel like: Normally there should be none. It indicates inflammation, infection, infestation...colitis, proctitis......etc ...Read more

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Is anal mucus discharge part of colitis or proctitis?

Is anal mucus discharge part of colitis or proctitis?

Could be but: Also could be due to hemorrhoids, abscess or fistula or tumors of the colon or rectum. If this is chronic, you should be evaluated by a colorectal surgeon or gastroenterologist for a proper evaluation. ...Read more

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I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determined by your physician, . ...Read more

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Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Rectal bleeding: Blood and mucus from the anus is not normal. It may indicate colitis, either infectious or other. Hemorrhoids may bleed but there is no mucoid discharge. It sounds like you would benefit from a sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy. ...Read more

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I had a hemorrhoids operation, the hemorrhoids were removed. This was 5 months ago, since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

See the surgeon: Seems late to be still healing. Depends though on what type of hemorrhoid surgery was performed. See your surgeon for an exam to check your healing status. Rarely scarring and narrowing can occur at the surgical site. ...Read more

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Clear liquid discharge from my anus?! It doesn't hurt and the only way I can tell it's happening is because I can feel the moisture. Started 1month ago

Clear liquid discharge from my anus?! It doesn't hurt and the only way I can tell it's happening is because I can feel the moisture. Started 1month ago

Mucous?: Hi. What you describe sounds like mucous. No blood in it, right? Bloody mucous could be a sign of inflammatory bowel disease, and you would need to see a gastroenterologist. Mucous can be seen if you regularly have constipation. It wouldn't hurt to get a gastroenterologist's input. That's right up their alley. Get plenty of fiber in your diet. Good luck! ...Read more

Anal Mucus Discharge (Definition)

Anal mucous discharge is a symptom in which a person has mucous coming out of his anus (either mucous by itself, or mucous mixed with stool/poop). Infection and autoimmune disease (when a person's own immune system is over-active against himself) can ...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