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Mucus Versus Parasites In Stool
Potentially: It could be. Go to your doctor to get a stool sample and get tested, and treated if necessary. ...Read more
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
Microscope: You can always check to see if they move by themselves, but the best way would be to have a professional lab evaluate to see. They can not only determine if it is a parasite/worm, but what type it is. This is important to know what treatment would be. ...Read more
Hi im 17 years old and im wondering why my stool smells really fishy and it also has mucus in it im really concerned. Heard online there's parasites!!!
Feces: You need to talk with your doctor who may want to order stool tests to see what may is going on ...Read more
I have diverticulitis and I experience both a heavy mucus stool and often brown long strings as well. I suspect that I have a parasite but when the st?
It is unlikely that: You have a parasite unless you have been traveling out of the country recently. It would be best to see a health care professional for an evaluation and treatment. ...Read more
Sudden Small Amts of mucus in stool every other day intermittent with loose stools for 2 wks. Fbc normal, stool parasite test negative. Colon cancer?
I had mucus in my stool. When I went to push on it. I found black stringy things. They were not moving. I have ulcerative colitis. I had a colonoscopy June 9th and two weeks later I found this. I haven't seen another. Worried it's a parasite.?
Fbc and stool test normal. Not ibd or parasites. Sudden mucus in stool daily 2 wks. Some loose stools. Could this be normal Or ibs or Colon cancer?
Fatigue, grey stool, body pains, bloating, gas, discomfort, fatigue, trouble sleeping, mucus, fogginess, hunger, and anxiety. Parasite maybe?
See a doctor: The symptom complex you are describing could be due to many different things. Parasites would probably be at the bottom of the list, but in order to evaluate this appropriately you must be seen, provide a detailed history, be examined and possibly undergo some testing. A general internist would be a good place to start. ...Read more
Rx taken for parasites (biltricide), still see heavy mucous in stool along with what looks like worm pieces. What next?
Theparasites: If you have completed your course of medication it will take several days to completely clear out of your system so just give it time ...Read more
My parasite stool test came back negative. But, I still feel sick diarrhoea, chronic stomachpain, lots of mucous in stool should I ask 4 another stooltest?
Not for parasites: It is highly unlikely that you have a worm infestation. The only reason to test in the first place would be if you traveled to a poor country. There is likely some other explanation for your symptoms, however, it is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion, without additional history, physical examination and may be other tests. ...Read more
4 years old daughter's stool dr report Trace of blood Wbc and rbc >20 No parasites. Mucous +2 Is dis shigellosis?
I'm so upset bcz twice or three times a week I pass normal stools but I often pass stool s with yellow foam and white mucus?
See your doctor: This is one of those problems where a visit to your doctor is necessary to figure out what's going on. Only after a thorough evaluation, including examination and possibly labs and other tests, can your doctor correctly diagnose you and treat you effectively. ...Read more
Should be evaluated: There can be multiple reasons for mucous in the stool and further reasons why it is orange in color. Causes of mucous in the stool can range from benign to serious. More information would be needed, and you should have this evaluated. It may be irritation in the colon, a polyp, colon inflamation-colitis. Most of the time occasional mucous in the stool may be benign- but must be evaluated. ...Read more
Not normal: Black stools are not normal. While rarely a dietary cause may be found, most often black stools signify blood in the stools, blood that is coming from a little bit higher up in the GI tract. I would see your doctor soon to first check out if it is blood, and if so, find out why the child has this. ...Read more
No: Some patients develop some diarrhea after cholecystectomy, but should not have mucus in stool. ...Read more
Mucus in Stool:
Some amount of mucus in the stool is normal;
Significant amounts of mucus and mucus accompanied by diarrhea, pain or blood may signify an intestinal condition such as infection or inflammation.
Increased amounts of mucus in the stool can also occur with cancers of the colon or rectum or with bowel obstruction.
See your Physician for diagnosis and treatment. ...Read more
Worms?: If dorms was to be worms looking at the specimen with a magnifying glass or bare eyes of trained professional could see if the mucus has worms in them. I hope this helps and you feel better. ...Read more
Suppositories: Yes it is quite possible that the oil and mucus in your stooll, is due to suppositories. ...Read more
Not sure related?: 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, among others. ...Read more