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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

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