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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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Mucous stringy poop. Clear mucous with brown coloured areas all over. Also lots of gas and some abdominal pains. Ibs?

Mucous stringy poop. Clear mucous with brown coloured areas all over. Also lots of gas and some abdominal pains. Ibs?

Good possiblity but: 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. At the very least stool studies should help address if mucus white bits you're seeing are "worms" (pinworms, etc.) so rx can begin. ...Read more

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What causes white dot fluffy mucus and lots of bright red blood in a dark runny stool with a very foul odor?

What causes white dot fluffy mucus and lots of bright red blood in a dark runny stool with a very foul odor?

Bloody stools: You need to go and see a GI doctor asap. Bleeding from the colon can be due to cancer, inflammatory bowel disease, a variety of infectious agents and none of these should be left untreated. Go and see someone before you become severely ill. ...Read more

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What causes white stringy like mucus in my bowel movements?

What causes white stringy like mucus in my  bowel movements?

Many possibilities: From infectious colitis to inflammatory bowel disease to certain types of tumors, all can produce this in your stools. The only way to find out what is doing this is to see a doctor, preferably a gastroenterologist and provide a full history and undergo a detailed physical and laboratory exam and possibly some procedures. ...Read more

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Little bits of red in stool and pain in stomach?

Little bits of red in stool and pain in stomach?

See doctor asap: If more blood, increasing pain or weakness go to er. ...Read more

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I Have Alot Of Mucus In My Stool . My Stool Is A Solid Rocky Shape Not Diarrhea . What Causes alot of Mucus to build up like that ???

I Have Alot Of Mucus In My Stool . My Stool Is A Solid Rocky Shape Not Diarrhea . What Causes alot of Mucus to build up like that ???

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. At the very least stool studies & probably a sigmoidoscopy should be considered, but a more extensive evaluation may be warranted. ...Read more

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Pain in middle of abdomen black poop this morning now a lot of slime looking stuff and spots of red blood are coming out nauseous and dizzy...

Pain in middle of abdomen black poop this morning now a lot of slime looking stuff and spots of red blood are coming out nauseous and dizzy...

Possible ulcer: did you take Pepto Bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) for you stomach. If so that can make your stools black. if not old blood from an ulcer can cause this. I would see my primary care physician. ...Read more

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Mild pain in the middle of my stomach. White and or clear kind of stretchy discharge. Sometimes comes in little small dots. Vaginal discharge.

Mild pain in the middle of my stomach. White and or clear kind of stretchy discharge. Sometimes comes in little small dots. Vaginal discharge.

What's question?: You mention a number of symptoms, but don't really specify what your question is. Please ask a specific question so we can better help you. ...Read more

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Pellet stools covered in mucus with blood. Always lots of mucus with this kind of stool.is this. Bowel cancer?

Pellet stools covered in mucus with blood. Always lots of mucus with this kind of stool.is this. Bowel cancer?

Probable IBS: The finding of pellet like stools frequently covered with mucus and sometimes some blood is more indicative of irritable bowel syndrome than malignancy where small stools are frequently narrowed due to bowel obstruction rather than pellet shaped. Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common gut disorder. The cause is not known. If symptoms persist colonoscopy indicated. ...Read more

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Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Red stringy mucus in stool, pain in stomach-(had increased significantly during the summer), greenish stool colour, last year noticed blood in stool.

Testing: Time for your doctor to see you. You need blood and stool testing to determine if this is infection or chronic inflammatory disease. You may also need a colonoscopy ...Read more

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What causes yellow mucus to occur in stool, accompanied by lots of gas, and slight mushy but in balls?

What causes yellow mucus to occur in stool, accompanied by lots of gas, and slight mushy but in balls?

Good possibilities: 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. Stool studies & exam should help to at least start addressing some of these possibilities. ...Read more

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Hello! I've noticed dark brown/black-ish colored flecks in my (clear) urine. They are thin and flat, and sink to the bottom of the toilet. Help??

Hello! I've noticed dark brown/black-ish colored flecks in my (clear) urine. They are thin and flat, and sink to the bottom of the toilet. Help??

You need an exam: In a woman, these could be small vaginal blood clots. Could be "products of conception". Unless something has been introduced into your bladder, I really can't think of anything else that could behave this way. You need a pelvic exam and a urinalysis and a pregnancy test.. ...Read more

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Small dots of bright red blood found in stool. Alot of flatulence. No change in bowel. Burp alot. history of gastritis. What can it be???

Small dots of bright red blood found in stool. Alot of flatulence. No change in bowel. Burp alot. history of gastritis. What can it be???

Not normal: Blood in the stool is not normal and needs to be explained. Causes can range from local irritation, anal fissure ( crack in the tissue), hemorrhoid, polyp, to cancer. You will need to see a health care provider to get a diagnosis. ...Read more

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Watery Yellow mucus in stool, also small runny, pebble-like stool for the past couple of days. Just had diarrhea too. What could the cause of this be?

Watery Yellow mucus in stool, also small runny, pebble-like stool for the past couple of days. Just had diarrhea too. What could the cause of this be?

Unsure: Think of seeing your MD and getting stools checked for culture and C. Difficle. Watch for any blood which may warrant a colonoscopy. It may be the resolution of your problem, so with lots of fluids in addition to progressing your diet, it is safe to watch. Be seen for any fever, vomiting or abdominal pain that persists. All the best. ...Read more

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My stool is very stringy and full of mucus?

My stool is very stringy and full of mucus?

May be colitis: This could be do to colitis or irritable bowel syndrome. You should see your doctor who might recommend stool testing and a colonoscopy. ...Read more

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What is the black and white soft thing in the back of my throat in my tonsil? Its black and white, soft and moves like mucus

What is the black and white soft thing in the back of my throat in my tonsil? Its black and white, soft and moves like mucus

Not sure: I don't know of anything that is "black and white" tha twould be normal in the back of your throat. Are you sure your didn't chole on a zebra?! just kidding, but i really can't come up with anything normal that has those colors back there. ...Read more

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Stomach pains, mushy stools green/ yellow and brown it varies with white mucus in them?

Exam: please consult your physician for a complete exam and stool analysis. ...Read more

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I have little white worms in my stool and also blood in my stool. Please help ?

I have little white worms in my stool and also blood in my stool. Please help ?

Parasitic infection?: It is possible you have a parasitic infection , its not a rare as one may think esp if you enjoy raw seafood. I would get to a physician and have a stool examination if there are parasites in there you would require oral medication to kill them ...Read more

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