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

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

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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On period. Passed white mucus from vagina last night then yellow clear mucus from anus this morning.?

On period. Passed white mucus from vagina last night then yellow clear mucus from anus this morning.?

Mucus: Clear mucus discharge from the vagina doesn't necessarily signify an infection and mucus discharge from the rectum in the absence of other symptoms isn't serious. If you have profuse vaginal discharge or if it's cheesy or foul smelling with itch or burning, a vaginal infection is likely and an examination by your gynecologist is indicated for diagnosis and treatment. ...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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Small yellow beadlike ball from anus in underwear. Just mucus? Or something else had loose stool before n after finding this. Not sexually active

Small yellow beadlike ball from anus in underwear. Just mucus? Or something else had loose stool before n after finding this. Not sexually active

Probably.: This does sound like anal or vaginal mucous and not concerning. However, if persistent for days or you develop other unusual symptoms I would check with your doctor. ...Read more

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When I go to the bathroom I see a yellow mucus color in my panties and sometimes it feels like im leaking what could be the cause of that?

When I go to the bathroom I see a yellow mucus color in my panties and sometimes it feels like im leaking what could be the cause of that?

Several causes: Bacterial vaginosis and yeast are the two most common vaginal infections. Both can look yellow. Sexually transmitted diseases like trichomoniasis, chlamydia and gonorrhea are also possibilities. Yellow discharge is not normal and needs to be evaluated. ...Read more

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Why is there yellow mucus/pus leaking out the tip of my penis?

Why is there yellow mucus/pus leaking out the tip of my penis?

Need evaluation...: All men having mucopurulent urethral discharge should be evaluated for STD-related urethritis. To confirm what it may be, seek evaluation with detailed history stressing the specific features, relevance, & sequence of events of the symptoms + physical exam + testing as needed. How to have these related things for good care done correctly? Go to http://formefirst. Com/eNewsletter06.html. ...Read more

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Had anal fistulotomy. Wound closed but left keyhole deformity that leaks tiny amt mucus. Can I get anal infection due to deformity if I swim in pool?

Had anal fistulotomy. Wound closed but left keyhole deformity that leaks tiny amt mucus. Can I get anal infection due to deformity if I swim in pool?

Wonder about everyon: Everyone else in the pool....cannot say in your particular case, but generally, 1) the area is quite resistant to infection.
2) if there is no break in the skin, then there's no risk. ...Read more

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I have recently had anal sex and I have discovered I can not go number 2 anymore There's blood and yellow mucus?

I have recently had anal sex and I have discovered I can not go number 2 anymore There's blood and yellow mucus?

Anal bleeding: You may have anal region irritation or even an infection. Best to get checked out by a good doctor. I would refrain from anal sex until you see your doctor. In the mean time drink lots of liquids too. ...Read more

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Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Every once in a while I get a yellow anal mucus discharge and this time it was mixed with a little blood, what does that mean?

Rectal bleeding: Blood and mucus from the anus is not normal. It may indicate colitis, either infectious or other. Hemorrhoids may bleed but there is no mucoid discharge. It sounds like you would benefit from a sigmoidoscopy/colonoscopy. ...Read more

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My 3 month old has really red cheeks, congestion, a foamy white mucus substance that he coughs up, and runny yellow foamy poop. Anal temp of 99.7.?

My 3 month old has really red cheeks, congestion, a foamy white mucus substance that he coughs up, and runny yellow foamy poop. Anal temp of 99.7.?

Viral Illness: Sounds like a case of a viral illness which is self limited causing the red cheeks. Many viral illnesses can cause "foamy poop" just be sure to keep the baby hydrated, follow up with the doctor as soon as you can to rule out any other issues. ...Read more

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Anus mucus dischargr diet related?

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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Can staph discharge mucus from anus and cause butt pain?

Yes: If you had an anal or rectal abscess caused by staph, it could cause pain and anal discharge. ...Read more

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Orange-white mucus on anus? Related to fissure? Currently got anal fissure/psoriasis if that's any help.

Could be Crohn's: Anal fissures may be due to crohn's disease. Also, psoriasis may be related to crohn's disease. So if you haven't had one yet: I would recommend a colonoscopy and work up for crohn's disease. ...Read more

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27 yr old female 3 days ago went to use the batheroom and felt a lump around my anus, went today again and passed out mucus?

Anal mass. Mucus: Did you ever have mucus in your stool before? Do you strain? Could be hemorrhoids, less likely early inflammatory disease. Have a high fiber diet kales, barley lentils, oats, brown rice, drink 3-4 liters/ day water /gatorade/juices /tea for hemorrhoids, and follow up with doctor urgent care to r/o inflmmation ...Read more

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After colectomy, till how many days is white mucus released from anus? After how many days is the temporary pouch for stool collection removed?

After colectomy, till how many days is white mucus released from anus? After how many days is the temporary pouch for stool collection removed?

Indefinite, depends: The lining of the colon and rectum always makes mucus but it gets hidden in the stool. Without stool passing through the rectum the mucus is more apparent.
Timing for closing the colostomy depends on the conditions that lead to surgery and the degree of difficulty of the surgery. Generally 3-6 months in most patients. ...Read more

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25yr old male has something similar to mucus coming out of his anus (not when using bathroom) also thinks he may have hemorrhoids -what's the mucus?

25yr old male has something similar to mucus coming out of his anus (not when using bathroom) also thinks he may have hemorrhoids -what's the mucus?

Inflammation: Anything causing inflammation can lead to a discharge. Possible causes include proctitis, anal canal inflammation, possibly hemorrhoids or even pinworms. To find out you should get an examination by a doctor. ...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