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Is it normal for a child to have mucus in stool after using an enema?

Is it normal for a child to have mucus in stool after using an enema?

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 (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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What does it mean if my baby's poop has mucous in it?

What does it mean if my baby's poop has mucous in it?

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 more

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I have mucous in my poop, and have frequent stools, what could that mean?

I have mucous in my poop, and have frequent stools, what could that mean?

Many possibilities: This is a situation in which you should see a physician asap. It is unclear what the source of this is, but a good history, physical exam, and appropriate labs and possibly an endoscopy should help to determine the cause and suggest therapy. ...Read more

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What does black poop mean in a 1 year old child?

What does black poop mean in a 1 year old child?

Pooh Color?: Black pooh could mean bleeding in the upper intestinal tract and taken seriously unless your child is taking iron which normally makes pooh black. If he is not on iron see your pediatrician for assessment and test of the pooh to make sure it does not represent bleeding. ...Read more

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What does it mean if a child has brown sticky poop and a sore bum after going to the toilet! ?

What does it mean if a child has brown sticky poop and a sore bum after going to the toilet! ?

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

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What does it mean when a babies poops are total mucus and water with no form to them?

What does it mean when a babies poops are total mucus and water with no form to them?

Diahrea: This sounds like diahhrea. Though newborns have non formed it only exist when breast feding but it looks yellow brown and like small seeds. If it becomes mucousey give brat diet but continue to feed ,atleast hydrate and call MD if cntinues ...Read more

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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 more

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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..

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..

Diarrhea : I need more information. Did her doctor request a stool culture? If that was done & it showed bacterial infection then you are on the right track. Modifying her diet and keeping her hydrated is very important. I hope she gets better soon. ...Read more

Bowel Movement (Definition)

Expulsion of fecal material, food residue and bactrial residue, ...Read more


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