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What Is The Best Treatment For Mucus In Stool
Needs to be checked: We need more information to advice you.A little mucus in stool some times only on wiping without any other symptoms related to GI tract like abdominal pain, blood in stools, hard stools alternating with loose stools, may be normal and harmless and do no require any treatment normally.But since you are concerned about it, i will recommend you have it checked by your doctor or a gastroenterologist. ...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
What can cause extreme abdomal pain with normal lab results and test results. With the pain is vomiting and paleness. There is also mucus in stool?
Intestinal infection: You may have intestinal infection or gastroenteritis or some kind of colitis.We need more history as to how long you have these symptoms and what treatment if any, and what tests have been done.Did you have stool test done if it is going on foe a while you need to consult a gastroenterologist for further testing and colonoscopy/endoscopy. ...Read more
3 yrs 19 kg having lose motions that 3 days ago stoped but have come back with lesser freq and cramps.no fever,blood or mucus in stool. Is med needed?
Gastroenterologist: If you're experiencing frequent loose movements for that long and have lost significant weight, it appears that this is more than an irritable bowel syndrome and could be a bacterial or parasitic infection or inflammatory bowel disease that requires treatment. Gluten intolerance is also a possible cause. A gastroenterologist is best qualified to evaluate,advise and treat you and order proper tests ...Read more
Elevated liver enzymes, (no alcohol, no tylenol) bright to dull red blood and mucus in stool.. Should i worry?
Need more evaluation: Yes, the combination of abnormal liver enzymes (not attributable to alcohol) and GI bleeding raises considerable concern. There are many possibilities here, but comprehensive lab work and endoscopic testing will clarify your diagnosis & needed treatment. In the meantime, please avoid nsaid's or Aspirin (unless medically prescribed), & let your doctor know you want to move your testing along. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
NG: Unusually enough....I've seen quite a bit of this in my HIV practice in the males predominantly. It turns out in my practice the overwhelming cause is rectal gonorrhea. It is not as obvious to culture out as one would think. Blood sometimes follows. Pain may or my not be present. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
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