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What Does It Mean When I Child Has Mucous In Poop
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
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
Possibly an allergy: Stools can be many different colors (yellow, brown and green) and can also be different consistencies. Occasionally, infant stools can also contain mucous. If your baby is happy, gaining weight and the stool does not have blood in it, it is probably normal. If not, it might mean that your baby has an allergy to something he/she is eating (usually cow's milk or soy protein). ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Intestinal issues: This depends on how long, and whether there is blood in the stool. If it's a short term issue, and everything else is normal, then it may just be a stomach virus, causing mild irritation. However, if there is blood, or it's a prolonged issue, then you should consult your doc immediately for evaluation and discussion. ...Read more
37 wks preg w/ 2nd child, is it a guarantee that my mucous plug will come out prior to my schd c-sec on 7/7/14. If so, does it mean labor right after?
No: No guarantee this will happen before your scheduled C-Section. ...Read more
My stomach hurts my poop comes out in pieces with thick white mucus an feels like there is more but nothing comes out what's that mean?
Mucus & more...: Mucus occurs in up to 50% of patients with irritable bowel syndrome, with or without pain. You're describing "scybalous stool" & sense of incomplete evacuation, so mucus may also be produced due to partial obstruction, chronic constipation, rectal dysfunction, infection, & even from secretory villous rectal tumors. No bleeding, weight loss, fever, tenderness...Right? Call your doc to get checked. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
My daughter is three months old and 5 days ago we had a stool exam because her poops is mushy green, watery and it has mucus. her puss is 0-1..what does it mean?for now her pedia gave her antibiotic..
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