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Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
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Foul smelling and mucus stool?

Dr. Michael Sparacino
Board Certified, Family Medicine
32 years in practice
143M people helped
Foul smelling and mucus stool?

See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
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Mucus In Stool (Definition)

Mucous in stool is a clinical finding where one has a slippery, gooey, mucous ...Read more


Dr. Firas Barakat
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

Dr. Firas Barakat
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What causes foul smelling stools with mucus, strong smelling urine?

Proctitis colitis: Need to be treated for an infection with antibiotics if no resolution need to visit a gastroenterologist for endoscopy antibiotics should cover chlamydia if you have anal sex. ...Read more

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Dr. Daniel Lebowitz
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Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
20 years in practice
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What can be causing mucus in stool?

Dr. Dominic Riganotti
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
20 years in practice
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What can be causing mucus in stool?

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 more

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Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Why do I have mucus in stool after i wipe stool is always hard?

Dr. Yash Khanna
Board Certified, Family Medicine
52 years in practice
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Why do I have mucus in stool after i wipe stool is always hard?

Needs to be checked: We need more information to advice you.A little mucus in stool some times only on wiping without any other symptoms related to GI tract like abdominal pain, blood in stools, hard stools alternating with loose stools, may be normal and harmless and do no require any treatment normally.But since you are concerned about it, i will recommend you have it checked by your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
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I'm seriously worried! mucus in stool?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
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I'm seriously worried! mucus in stool?

Stool: Mucus is a lubricant in our GI tract – so a small amounts needn't be a concern. However if there are large amounts of mucus especially if associated with blood or abdominal pain– that warrants evaluation. ...Read more

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Dr. Mark Gromisch
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Why am i having pink mucus in stool?

Dr. Mark Gromisch
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
33 years in practice
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Why am i having pink mucus in stool?

? colitis: Pink mucus in the stool suggests mucus mixed with blood. This is often associate with different inflammatory causes i.e. ulcerative colitis, infectious colitis. You would most likely benefit from an endoscopic evaluation of your colon. ...Read more

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Dr. Michio Abe
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
21 years in practice
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What are the common causes of mucus in stool? (clear, sometimes yetllow mucus?

Dr. Michio Abe
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What are the common causes of mucus in stool? (clear, sometimes yetllow mucus?

Mucus in stool: Small amounts of mucus are normally found in stool. If you have increasingly large amounts of mucus in stool, especially if accompanied by altered bowel habits, blood, pain, fever, nausea, vomting or weight loss, you should go seek medical attention. Possible causes for increased mucus in stool include irritable bowel syndrome, infectious colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, or cancer. ...Read more

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Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
51 years in practice
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Can cheese cause mucus in stool?

Dr. Martin Raff
Board Certified, Infectious Disease
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Can cheese cause mucus in stool?

Doubtful: Mucus discharge in stools usually signifies some inflammatory process in your colon. See a GI doctor. Good luck. ...Read more

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Dr. Sanjay Bhat
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
31 years in practice
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Is it possible that eating activia yogurt cause mucus in stool?

Dr. Sanjay Bhat
Board Certified, Gastroenterology
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Is it possible that eating activia yogurt cause mucus in stool?

No: No; mucus can either mean irritable bowel syndrome, colitis or tumor. Please seek attention. ...Read more

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Dr. Benjamin Hayek
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
40 years in practice
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What causes orange mucus in stool ?

Dr. Benjamin Hayek
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Should be evaluated: There can be multiple reasons for mucous in the stool and further reasons why it is orange in color. Causes of mucous in the stool can range from benign to serious. More information would be needed, and you should have this evaluated. It may be irritation in the colon, a polyp, colon inflamation-colitis. Most of the time occasional mucous in the stool may be benign- but must be evaluated. ...Read more

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