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What's the difference between spastic colon , functional bowel disease , mucous colitis and IBS . How i can now that I am suffering from them ?!
Gastroenterology: You want to know if you have spastic colon, mucus colitis etc. A gastroenterologist can evaluate your stool and if required may perform a study called colonoscopy. Any times the doctor can get a lot of answers by talking to you about your stool habits. ...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
M 22..have IBS symptoms fr years..had soft stool with mucous..some mucous had a speck or so of red...is bloody mucous a symptom of colon cancer?
My colonoscopy biopsy shows colonic mucosa with reactive lymphoid aggregates. I was having bleeding & mucous. Uc or crohn's? Or normal?
Nonspecific finding: Lymphoid aggregates are commonly found in the colon and small bowel. They are a normal finding. Excessive lymphoid aggregates could be related to infections or ibd but they are relatively a nonspecific finding, especially if the other features of ibd are not present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Mucus with blood, Is it possible because of my internal hemorriods? I did a surgery in 2011 to remove them, colons-copy done in 2012
Possible: But blood with mucous can also be colitis - infection or inflammation of the colon. All blood should be evaluated. You did not say how much or how often, but this is still active, it is a good idea to have this checked. Hemorrhoids benefit from Sitz baths, increased fiber, increased fluid intake, so would also add those as a regular regimen. ...Read more
I read about mucus associated with colon and or rectal cancers. Does this mucus exit the rectom or is it inside only, does it cause rectal itching?
Mucous is normal: There are glands in the rectal area that lubricate the anal canal when you pass stool. This is normal. Because colon and rectal cancers can arise from the cells that make mucin (which is the protein in mucous), colon cancers sometimes also produce mucin. Rectal itching can be from a number of causes, cancer is not the most common cause of anal itching. ...Read more
Yellow narrow stool, but not always narrow with a lot of mucus and sometimes blood. Is this colon cancer?
Blood needs check-up: Bleeding from the GI tract (whether identified via mouth or rectum, whether visible in stool or found on fecal occult blood test) is never normal. Even "a little bit" of bleeding deserves evaluation to identify source. For most patients, however bleeding as you describe does not mean cancer, but rather inflammation, broken blood vessels, diverticulosis, infection, ischemia, fissures, hemorrhoids. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Dangerous: Colonic cleansing especially hydrotherapy can be quite harmful. Excessive colon cleansing may actually harm the bowel’s ability to function properly by weakening the colon muscles, thus making them less efficient. Certain medications used can cause kidney damage. There are reports of colonic perforation after hydrotherapy. Furthermore there is no proven benefit in any of this. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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