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What would cause me to have green mucus diarrhea all slime I have not had a fever but I vomited once yesterday with continuous nausea today I am eatin?

What would cause me to have green mucus diarrhea all slime I have not had a fever but I vomited once yesterday with continuous nausea today I am eatin?

Gastroenteritis: it sounds like you have gastroenteritis. This could be a viral infection, a bacterial infection, or from a toxin. Depending on how your symptoms are I would avoid milk and milk products. If this illness process you need to discuss this with your physician ...Read more

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


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Coughing up green mucus, sneezing, upset stomach, diarrhea, wheezing do I have an upper respiratory infection?

Coughing up green mucus, sneezing, upset stomach,  diarrhea, wheezing do I have an upper respiratory infection?

Most likely: You have a respiratory infection, although without further history and physical exam I can't rule out a lower respiratory infection (in your lungs) also. Do you have a history of asthma? I always recommend seeing a Dr if you have unexplained wheezing or if the wheezing doses not improve with asthma meds! Hope you feel better soon! ...Read more

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6 1/2 mo old diarreha, thick green mucus running out of nose. Diagnosis / suggestions / advice ?

6 1/2 mo old diarreha, thick green mucus running out of nose. Diagnosis / suggestions / advice ?

Viral Diarrhea: Probably viral. Pedialyte for each diarrhea to replace loss, calculate amount according to loss, approx. 2-4 ounces for each diarrhea. Give bananna, rice, applesauce, yogort. Continue if you are breast feeding. For nasal drainage- saline nasal drops 4-5 in each nostril & suck with bulb syringe. Crackels in lungs needs evaluation by pediatrician; can be RSV & other viral/bacterial cause. ...Read more

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A 3 month old baby with green diarrhea, with mucus?

A 3 month old baby with green diarrhea, with mucus?

See doctor: A 3 month old should be see for that. It could be an infection or a problem with diet. See the doctor due to the baby's age. ...Read more

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I have Crohn's in my upper and middle ileum - I have been having the usual flare up pain and diarrhea but also very green mucus - and quite a bit?Help

I have Crohn's in my upper and middle ileum - I have been having the usual flare up pain and diarrhea but also very green mucus - and quite a bit?Help

Possible infection: Chrohn`s disease affects everyone differently and you know your body better than any physician. Many patients know when they are having a flare and can tough it out or know when they need to see their doctor. It sounds like you are having a new symptom of green mucus which can be normal for a flare up but also may be a sign of an overriding infection. If your symptoms worsen see your doctor. ...Read more

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2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.

2yr old has dark green diarrhea both thick/watery with bright green mucus, after food poisoning from undercooked hamburger.

Diarrhea: When red meat is not cooked properly or is kept in the refrigerated condition for a long time, the possibility of diarrhea increases manifold. Consumption of red meat that is infected with a bacterium called Escherichia coli is one of the most common causes of food poisoning. Maybe he should get a stool culture. Keep him well hydrated and if there is fever, and diarrhea continues go to the ER. ...Read more

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Had a cold for a couple of weeks with light to semi green mucus with light stomach ach after eat and some diarrhea, need antibiotic or fluids and rest?

Had a cold for a couple of weeks with light to semi green mucus with light stomach ach after eat and some diarrhea, need antibiotic or fluids and rest?

Green phlegm: The cold was virus. Now your phlegm is green which means bacterial infection. You should see your doctor for cbc, cxr, sputum for c;s and possible antibiotic before it becomes full blown pneumonia. You need fluid and rest along with above advice. Thanks. ...Read more

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Chills with no fever last night also with headache today mucus filled loose stool yesterday was diarrhea with green mucus also having nausea?

Chills with no fever last night also with headache today mucus filled loose stool yesterday was diarrhea with green mucus also having nausea?

GASTROENTERITIS : Acute onset of symptoms is most consistent with gastroenteritis. You need to rest , fast for 8-12 hrs then clear liquids as tolerated. You need full exam and lab screen to rule out infection. If symptoms persist abdominal US or CT to rule out appendicitis. If it is vital it will resolve in 24-72 hrs. If fever or pain worsens seek ER eval. ...Read more

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Loose Stools (Definition)

Loose stools is a symptom in which a person's stool (poop) does not hold its shape after it goes into the toilet. Instead of remaining a shaped piece of poop, the poop spreads out in the toilet bowl water. Very loose stool is called diarrhea. Loose stool can be caused by infections, certain foods or drinks, ...Read more


Green Mucus (Definition)

Yellow or green drainage from the nose is a symptom in which the mucous coming out of the nose is thicker than clear mucous, and also is yellowish or greenish in color. This may mean that the runny nose is starting to dry up. However, if there is a lot of yellow or green drainage, there may be a nasal ...Read more