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Mucus In My Anus
I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?
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
How can I distinguish btwn mucus & parasitic worms? I pulled out 2 yellow/brown stringy (like thick vaginal mucus) things from my anus after bowel mvt
Hi I just went to the toilet to do a number two and after I finished I wiped but there was clear/ light brown mucus coming out big my anus what is it?
Anal leakage: Processes that interrupt the integrity of the sphincter muscle or the hemorrhoid columns can produce anal leakage. For example, stretching of the sphincter muscle, a flareup of hemorrhoids, mucosal prolapse, or an abnormal connection called a fistula can all produce what would be termed anal leakage. Mucus is normally produced by the lining and increase production can be affected by medications or underlying disease processes. I suggest you see a surgeon for a anorectal examination. ...Read more
Depends: The colon naturally produces mucus. With colitis, the colon is infected, inflamed, or irritated and can produce excess mucus to protect itself. Sometimes, severe constipation can also cause excess mucus. Your primary care doctor may choose to perform stool studies to help diagnose the problem. ...Read more
Um...I just had anal sex and now when I go use the restoom there is mucus blood coming from my anus...am I in danger?
I have pin worms and have such bad constipation. I only passing mucus with worms from my anus. It so uncorfumtibl and so embarising.
Why does mucus often come out of my anus after a bowl movement, and why is there a small amount of bright red blood?
IBD: I am suspicious you have some form of inflammatory bowel disease, an autoimmune disorder that affects the intestinal tract, both small and large bowel. Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are forms. You need to seek an evaluation. I may be wrong, but even so you should not be passing bright red blood. Good luck. ...Read more
I had a very strong diarrhea (also because I'm constipated)and now blood mixed with mucus come out of my anus, even when I'm not defecating. What is it?
Not usually: The colon and rectum make mucus normally but an intact anal sphincter mechanism holds the mucus in so you don't see it. Passing visible mucus suggests that the rectum is irritated or the anal canal/sphincter is not closing normally. ...Read more
Get help: Not much you can really do at home for hemorrhoids that protrude and leak mucus, except manage them and prevent worsening. Prevention always better than cure, but stool softeners to avoid straining, anti-inflammatory soothing suppositories may help. I strongly urge you to see your doc to discuss management and beter options. ...Read more
This may be an: Infection if it is a discharge. Obtain med eval. ...Read more
Every time I wipe my anus after using the bathroom I have white jelly like mucus. What could this be?
Inflammation?: This suggests inflammation of the lining of the rectum. It could be an infection, e.g. an STD if your sexual activities include anal exposure; or irritable bowel syndrome or inflammatory bowel disease, especially if you also have diarrhea, cramps, or blood with stool. This is something that should be professionally evaluated. See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more
I have also started becoming quite itchy around the anus and after I went to the toilet the other day there was some mucus. What should I do?
Number one cause of: This, pruritus ani, itchy butt, is excessive caffeine. Beer also tends to make this worse as does excessive perspiration. Stop all caffeine and beer and use cornstarch powder liberall to the area several times per day and at bedtime. Caffeine classicly causes the itching especially if it wakes from your sleep at night. ...Read more
Depends: Any blood from the rectum should involve an examination and evaluation of the stool, a blood count, and an abdominal x-Ray. Once those have been done, I can answer your question. Please go see a pediatrician immediately ...Read more
Slight itch and crawling sensation on my anus, not constant. Some white mucus discharge and sores that come and go, usually only appear if I itch it?
May be early stare of Hemorrhoid's or fissure
Check it out by a MD ...Read more