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Mucus Discharge After Bowel Movement
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
Clear anal mucus discharge 2X a week, with or without a bowel movement . No pain. Had a normal colonoscopy 2 years ago. Any suggestions?
Many causes: This is generally due to normal mucous production which is abnormally expressed (poor sphincter tone, anal blockage) vs abnormal mucous production due to infection or inflammation. Intermittent nature (2X a week) is reassuring. Presume no blood. Would probably at least do flexible sigmoidoscopy even though colonoscopy only 2 years ago. See your provider when able. ...Read more
25w4d pregnant normal discharge sometimes mixed with clear mucus. Usually happen during bowel movements (not straining). Could this be the mucus plug?
Get checked: If you are concerned that you are passing your mucous plug or that your discharge may not be normal then please get checked by your obgyn. ...Read more
Watery discharge mucus plug fell out three wks ago. 37 wks pregnant light bowel movements with pressure?
Call OB: Could be a slow leak of amniotic fluid(your water) ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
White discharge after bowel movement
Previously treated (following self diagnoses for pinworms)
Not regular movements, every few days
can you help ?
White discharge: This may be mucus, especially if you're straining to have bowel movements. If this only appeared after treatment of pinworms, it could me medicine related. I would suggest trying to get your bowel movements more regular quickly and see if your symptoms resolve. If not, or certainly if they worsen, you should head to your doctor and get stool culture performed. ...Read more
See a doctor: You have to be evaluated by a physician. You most likely need stool tests to rule intestinal parasites and also other tests might be needed particularly if you have diarrhea and/or a recent change in bowel habit. ...Read more
The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more
Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more
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