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I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

I had a hemorroids surgery 5 months ago. Ever since then I have anal mucus discharge. What can I do about it?

Discuss with surgeon: In some instances this may be a sign of other disease but most likely benign. You may need a follow up colonoscopy or biopsy but this will be determined by 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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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

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

Worms: Are usually whitish, although they can be stained by fecal matter. You could take them to your doctor for analysis if you saved them. If you are passing mucous, you still may need to be evaluated for a bowel disorder. Thanks for trusting HealthTap! ...Read more

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I have mucus discharge from my anus after hemorrhoids surgery is it normal?

I have mucus discharge from my anus after hemorrhoids surgery is it normal?

Yes: The anal crypts along the dentate line (2cm from anal verge) express increased mucous production for a few weeks until the inflammation resolves... ...Read more

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Why am I had a mucus discharge coming from my anus?

Why am I had a mucus discharge coming from my anus?

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

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I have like white mucus coming out of my anus. When I fart it comes out.

I have like white mucus coming out of my anus. When I fart it comes out.

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

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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?

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?

If it persists: Bleeding form the anus is one of the know complications of anal sex. It should go away in day or so. You may help the healing process by keeping your stool soft by taking a fiber laxative and drinking plenty of water. It bleeding persists beyond a week, see a doctor. ...Read more

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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

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Anus mucus dischargr diet related?

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

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How can I cure anal hemmeroids and mucus from anus?

How can I cure anal hemmeroids and mucus from anus?

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

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What does it mean if you have green mucus from anus?

What does it mean if you have green mucus from anus?

This may be an: Infection if it is a discharge. Obtain med eval. ...Read more

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Every time I wipe my anus after using the bathroom I have white jelly like mucus. What could this be?

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

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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?

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

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4 yr old passed bloody mucus from anus is this an emergency?

4 yr old passed bloody mucus from anus is this an emergency?

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

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Mucus like discharge coming from anus, what does this sound like?

Could: Be due to swollen inflamed internal hemorrhoids, a fistula or abscess or inflammation of the rectum called proctitis. If you have any other symptoms, might be able to differentiate. If not, would see pcp and consider referral to colorectal surgon for evaluation. ...Read more

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Yellow/orange/bloody mucus from anus. What could be the problem?

Could be many: Things from hemorrhoids, to proctitis, colitis. Generally this is not normal and if it doesn't resolve in a few days best to get examined by a gastroenterologist or colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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Help please! Is bloody and mucus discharge from the anus "normal" after an ileostomy?

Help please! Is bloody and mucus discharge from the anus "normal" after an ileostomy?

Maybe: Find out from your surgeon if any of the colon remains. If there is still some of this large intestine, blood may have gotten into it during the operation and will pass with a small amount of mucous that the lining of the colon remnant secretes. ...Read more

Anus (Definition)

The anus is the opening of the rectum, through which stool and flatus are passed. The anal canal is about an inch in length, and is ...Read more