Top
20
Doctor insights on: Does Banana Cause Mucus

Share
1

1
I started my 6 month old on solids yesterday bananas and today he pooped green eith like mucus and a little tint of red is this normal?

I started my 6 month old on solids yesterday bananas and today he pooped green eith like mucus and a little tint of red is this normal?

Yes: It can be. Anything that introduces something new to the gut has the potential to change how the poop looks. Bananas have been known to turn the poop black and /or green. The red is a bit odd, and obviously if there is more red coming, then a call to the doctor is a good idea. Few are allergic to bananas but it is possible. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer

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


3

3
Certain foods cause so much mucus I choke why?

Certain foods cause so much mucus I choke why?

Many reasons...: There are many reasons that a person might have problems chewing and swallowing her food. The problems can vary depending on one's age and her underlying disorders. A doctor can evaluate, and an ENT specialist can further check. A occupational therapist can help figure things out, and can help with treatment if needed. A video-xray done while swallowing may give good pictures of the problem. ...Read more

5

5
What are causes of brown vaginal mucus?

What are causes of brown vaginal mucus?

Infection?: This sort of discharge usually suggests an infection, including gonorrhea, chlamydia or trichomonas if at risk for STD. Hormonal problems (e.g. contraception dose), miscarriage, or other problems also are possible. Any new, abnormal, or unexplained vaginal discharge should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor soon. Good luck! ...Read more

6

6
Internal hemmorroids cause bloody mucus?

Mostly No: While hemorrhoids that incur significant prolapse can cause bleeding and mucus, that occurs with moderate prolapse of the tissue. I typically associate bloody mucus with spme form of proctitis. This can be infectious or inflammatory and can represent only the tip of the iceberg. You need to be evaluated by a GI or a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
7

7
Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Stringy mucus semen, what are the causes?

Normal: After ejaculation, semen is tapioca-like and clumpy. It then liquifies over a 1 hour period and becomes stringy like molasses. Stringiness, to some degree, is normal. ...Read more

8

8
What is grey mucus? What causes grey mucus?

What is grey mucus? What causes grey mucus?

Pollution: Usually grey mucous means that you have been in a polluted or smoky area and your body is trying to get rid of this material and prevent it from getting into your lungs.
If you live in a polluted city it may be hard to avoid inhaling the polluted air.
If you are coughing alot, felling sick, or wheezing then you should see a doctor. ...Read more

9

9
Is it possible that abortion cause brown mucus?

Is it possible that abortion cause brown mucus?

Yes: The brown mucus is likely old blood, tissue and secretions. ...Read more

10

10
What is the cause of stringy mucus semen in a man?

What is the cause of stringy mucus semen in a man?

Here are some...: The features of semen among men widely vary and even change from time to time during lifetime; these usually carry no clinical significance/importance as long as being comfortable, but reflecting personal unique biological make-up. Remember we are not born equal. More? Peruse articles listed in http://www.formefirst.com/onLifeBasics.html. ...Read more

11

11
Where does the mucus that causes stuffy noses come from?

Where does the mucus that causes stuffy noses come from?

Mucus: The actual mucus membranes that line the sinus cavity are responsible for producing the mucus. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
12

12
Is it possible for eating banana bread to cause a reaction?

Is it possible for eating banana bread to cause a reaction?

Banana Allergy ?: If you have a food allergy to bandannas then I suspect that it could be triggered with banana breaa ...Read more

13

13
What causes persistent cold and give thick yellowish mucus ?

What causes persistent cold and give thick yellowish mucus
?

Many things: possible that you the infection didn't go away and that your immune system is suppressed ...Read more

15

15
I've eaten pretty much nothing but bananas for three days could this be the cause of direaha?

I've eaten pretty much nothing but bananas for three days could this be the cause of direaha?

Yes: Bananas have lots of potassium. If you are consuming an extraordinary amount of bananas a day, then the potassium results in loose bowel movements. ...Read more

16

16
What causes cervical mucus?

Cervical glands: Cervical Mucus is secreted by glands in the cervix in response to female hormones. It is a normal part of female physiology. Best wishes! ...Read more

17

17
Do bananas cause constipation?

Do bananas cause constipation?

They can: I often use bananas as a natural therapy in infants to firm up their runny poo. Along with pasta, apples, bread & some cheeses, these foods tend to slow the stool as it moves thru the intestines.The effect tends to be volume related, so a little may not constipate while a lot may. ...Read more

See 1 more doctor answer
18

18
What might cause smelly mucus in your poo?

What might cause smelly mucus in your poo?

Mucus on stool: Mucus discharge occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. Mucus may also be produced in response to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous tumors of the rectum, among others. ...Read more

20

20
What causes a person to have to vomit a lot of mucus?

Allergies and GERD: The two most common causes is allergic rhinitis (seasonal allergies) and acid reflux (GERD). If you have runny nose and congestion, it's likely allergies. If you have heartburn and upset stomach it's likely GERD. Both of these conditions can be related to diet. Consider doing a 4 week elimination diet off dairy and gluten. ...Read more