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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

Discharge (Definition)

Discharge can be a noun or a verb; it has multiple meanings in physics, chemistry, military, and legal usage. The most common medical meaning is a substance that is being excreted. Examples: pus is the discharge from a pimple; a vaginal discharge can mean infection; an ear discharge can mean an infection of the outer ear tract; a nasal discharge ...Read more


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No bowel movement prior to this, but gassy. Had a small amout of brown discharge from anal area (not vaginal discharge) causes?

No bowel movement prior to this, but gassy.  Had a small amout of brown discharge from anal area (not vaginal discharge) causes?

Paradoxical diarrhea: You may have a condition known as paradoxical diarrhea, where hard stool from constipation damages the lining of the rectum and causing loose stool to leak around the hard stool. The constipation may be due to the medicatio, zoloft, (sertraline) you are raking. ...Read more

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Small anal leakage what's the cause?

Many: Could be a fissure, a fistula, muscle damage, hemorrhoids, inflammation, or just not enough fluids. The type of drainage and frequency and relation to other activities as well as a thorough exam will help deterrmine the cause and provide solutions. See a colorectal surgeon. ...Read more

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What causes small dark leakage out of anus? Male.Never had anal sex or put foreign objects up there. Its a little irrataing

Something wrong: Yes. This is what it means. There is something wrong and it warrants an explanation. Probably by a GI doc or a general surgeon. Good luck. So no foreign objects, only domestic? ...Read more

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What causes mucas stools. Anal discharge?

Mucous: Diarrhea and mucous in stool could point to certain infections, maldigestions, or infalmmatory disorders. What other symptoms do you have? Is it isolated? Is it mixed with blood sometimes? Any abdominal pain? These questions and several others would narrow the diagnosis.. ...Read more

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What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

What could cause anal and vaginal discharge?

Infection: You need to see doctor for culture of both anal and vaginal discharge. To get proper med. ...Read more

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Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Can fungus cause anal clear itchy discharge?

Yeast seems unlikely: This may be possible, but I doubt yeast is the most likely explanation. Some other infection or inflammatory bowel disease may be more likely. If you are the receptive partner in anal sex, and if at risk for STDs, gonorrhea or chlamydia are possible, or possibly herpes but less likely without substantial pain. Rectal cancer could do it. The main thing is to see a doctor and take it from there. ...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