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Thick Yellow Mucus In Stool
Proctitis? Colitis?: This probably indicates some sort of inflammation of the rectum or lower colon, especially if there is also pain, discomfort, diarrhea, or a sense of blockage of bowel movements. Inflammatory bowel disease (Crohn's disease, ulcerative colitis or proctitis) are possible. Chlamydia, gonorrhea or herpes are possible if at risk for STDs. See a doctor soon. Good luck! ...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
I often get yellow mucus in stool. BM Reg. After 1-2 BM, Rarely seen L'il deep blood mxd wth mucus. No ABD pain/Vomit. HB 14+.CBC/Lipid/PanC/Hep/USG- OK. Mild fatty liv & Elev Bili. On a diet frm April (low oil/fat/pro, NoJunk) & lost 16 (219-203)lbs. Is it CA?
Mucus stool hi bili:
Constipation? may be hemorrhoids, or food intolerances, or polyp or proctitis, ileitis. Is it blood in stool or food residuals? Would f/u/ w/ GI for colonoscopy
Have you had elevated bili before? That is not usual unless lifelong (disease like Gilbert's, G6PD, thalasemia). Could be hemolysis, did they check pancreas? bile duct? On meds like gemfibrizol? alcohol? f/u w/ GI ...Read more
I get yellow mucus in stool often. I'v Mild fatty liver & Gas. No Abd pain. I'v switchd to homemade food frm April. Low Oil/Fat, High Curb, Low poultry. No junk/meat/fries/alcho. Little walk. Lost 16 (218->202)Lbs. CBC/Lipid/US-OK. The Wt loss OK or illness??
Mucus in stool stool is yellow movement in abdomen pain all over but mostly upper left abdomen and lower right. What could this be?
Many things: Denise, your symptoms could be several things from infection with virus or bacteria, food poisoning, inflammatory bowel disease, parasitic infection...the list is extensive. Best to see your healthcare provider for evaluation. Sorry I could not give you a more focused answer but the list is very long of what this could be. Best of luck. Dr R ...Read more
Mucus in stool: Small amounts of mucus are normally found in stool. If you have increasingly large amounts of mucus in stool, especially if accompanied by altered bowel habits, blood, pain, fever, nausea, vomting or weight loss, you should go seek medical attention. Possible causes for increased mucus in stool include irritable bowel syndrome, infectious colitis, inflammatory bowel disease, or cancer. ...Read more
Antibiotic effects: It's quite possible you're experiencing side effects from the antibiotics. Depending on how 'bad' your condition is now, will determine the best course of action. Azithromycin usually isn't 'that bad' in terms of causing diarrhea, but if you give us more info here -I think the Health Tap community can help. Diarrhea more than 3x a day is something I pay attention too. Chicken soup for now may help ...Read more
I have a yellow mucus stool, and when I wipe its also yellow. I am 16 years old and worried I have somethinglife threatening/cancer whatisacommoncaus?
Proctitis?: Cancer doesn't cause this sort of thing, and cancer is exceedingly unlikely at your age. Maybe an anal fissure or abscess. Perhaps proctitis (rectal inflammation) due to inflammatory bowel disease i.e. Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis. If sexually active involving your rectum, STDs (gonorrhea, chlamydia, herpes) are possible. All possibilities are potentially serious; see a doctor soon. ...Read more
I am experiencing a thick, sticky, stringy mucus in stool, this has been for minimum of two months. I occasionally see dark red blood along with this.
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
Suppositories: Yes it is quite possible that the oil and mucus in your stooll, is due to suppositories. ...Read more
Mucus on stool: 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
Blood yes: Hemorrhoids can bleed - as many internal hemorrhoids to. Internal hemorrhoids are inside and only sometimes come outside. These usually don't hurt but can bleed. Most people with painful hemorrhoids are external hemorrhoids. If you are having mucus, however, there could be something more going on and a rectal exam and possible colonoscopy are critical to further evaluate for other diseases. ...Read more
Perhaps...: Enemas are almost never used in my pediatric practice, so the 1st concern is what triggered the need for an enema? I would never recommend an enema for your child unless specifically ordered by your pediatrician. The type of enema used may have caused the mucous--or perhaps this mucous was due to the irritant effect of whatever made the use of an enema necessary. If bloody, call your doctor now. ...Read more
Mucus in stool. I just had a clear colonoscopy & have normal bloodwork. What else causes this? What else should I be tested for?
Working with your MD: You are doing the right things. Keep the dialogue with your MD. He/She is working you up appropriately. ...Read more
Seeing dr tomorrow for bloody mucus in stool and constipation. What is he likely to do to asses what's wrong with me? What should I expect/prepare?
I am suffering with chronic white mucus in stool with a gaping 15 to 20 days last 2 years. My usg whole abdomen report is ok. Pls. Suggest medicine?
No need: Mucus in stool is not unusual and, assuming that you have had adequate medical evaluation to exclude serious underlying conditions, does not need specific remedy. ...Read more
My hobby has a very frequent disease that is stomachache and mucus in stool (means once in a couple of months, in winter season, when place changes)?
Irritable bowel: The colon is lined with goblet cells which produce mucus if irritated or inflamed. Periodic abdominal pain and mucus is common in irritable bowel syndrome (ibs) as long as there is no blood seen. Change in diet, season, travel, stress can cause irritable bowel syndrome. Abdominal pain is also a common symptom of as long as the is no red flags i.e. Weight loss, rectal bleeding, vomiting or fever. ...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
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