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When I have a bowel movement it a mucas like substance around it why is that?

When I have a bowel movement it a mucas like substance around it why is that?

Infection: Mucous in the stool is usually a sign of inflammation or infection. It would be wise to have your blood counts checked for signs of infection and a stool test for wbcs, ova & parasites, culture and blood. ...Read more

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Intestine (Definition)

The gastrointestinal tract starts at the mouth, travel down the tunnel (esophagus), which connects to the stomach, which then empties into the duodenum, jejunum, and ileum---the three parts of the small intestine (@25 feet). This empties into the colon or large intestine (about 5 feet), which then becomes the sigmoid colon, rectum and out the anus. So, every morsel eaten ...Read more


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Is it normal to have a bowel movement and when you wipe it has a snot like substance come out?

Is it normal to have a bowel movement and when you wipe it has a snot like substance come out?

Absolutely: A bit of extra mucus lying free is normal. The colon makes far more than your nose does just to keep things lubricated, though we seldom realize it. If it is abundant or persisent, do let your doctor know; you may have anything from functional bowel syndrome to a mucus-producing tumor. ...Read more

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Is it normal to have a mucus like substance come out when I have bowel movements? I am a very constipated person.

It's normal: Many people pass mucus during bowel movements and it's nothing to worry about. As far as the constipation is concerned, stool softeners, fiber-rich foods and increased fluid intake can help the problem. If you notice blood in your stool, weight loss, abdominal pain or continued constipation, you should see your doctor. ...Read more

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It is a little sore when I have a bowel movement?

It is a little sore when I have a bowel movement?

Happy to help but...: Where do you experience soreness when defecating--anal canal, within the pelvis or abdomen, the abdominal wall? Are there associated symptoms, bleeding, discharge? Any defects (rectocele), surgical repairs? Help us best help you by providing more information please. ...Read more

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When I have a bowel movement there is stuff floating that looks like grease in water i was wondering what it could be?

When I have a bowel movement there is stuff floating that looks like grease in water i was wondering what it could be?

Could be grease or..: Are you seeing oily stools with floating oil droplets (which implies fat maldigestion from use of dietary fat blockers, pancreatic &/or biliary disease, small bowel malabsorption, or excessive dietary fat intake) or mucusy stool (due to a range of conditions from inflammatory, infectious, ischemic, or "functional" due to rectal dysfunction, colon delay, or irritable bowel syndrome)? Get checked. ...Read more

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What does it mean when it is very painful to try and do a bowel movement? Also if there is a little blood? I was trying to do a bowel movement and it hurt really bad and some blood was coming out

What does it mean when it is very painful to try and do a bowel movement? Also if there is a little blood? I was trying to do a bowel movement and it hurt really bad and some blood was coming out

Hello. : Hello. With constipation, your stool becomes hard and dry. It can be difficult to push out feces like this. Sometimes pain can be caused by having a lot of feces in your rectum, internal hemorrhoids, external hemrrhoids or an anal fissure. These can be sources of bleeding. If the bleeding continues, it should be medically evaluated. Hopefully, you drink at least 8 8 ounce glasses of water per day to avoid constipation. Eating 5 servings of vegetables and 5 servings of fruit per day and avoiding junk food will also help. At this point, you might need to drink prune juice or take an over the counter laxative. Try to be physically active every day. ...Read more

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My fecal matter has a white stringy like mucus on it sometimes its a lot and other times not a lot it burns when i defecate.. What is this yeast?

Mucous: Goblet cells line the colon and rectum secreting mucous that provides protection and lubrication. The white stringy substance in the stool is likely mucous, not yeast or a parasite. It should be of no concern. Any burning symptoms might be from a hemorrhoid. See your doctor. Good luck! ...Read more

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Sometimes when I pee, there's like a greasy substance that floats under it or with it in the water..What could it be?

Sometimes when I pee, there's like a greasy substance that floats under it or with it in the water..What could it be?

Albumin or protein: When the urine contains a lot of protein it can make it foam as if it were soap. This is an important sign that requires a complete urine exam and usually a visit with a kidney specialist. Protein in the urine is not normal and can be a sign of many illnesses. ...Read more

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What to do if it feels like a razor blade is coming out when I have a bowel movement?

What to do if it feels like a razor blade is coming out when I have a bowel movement?

Possible anal fissure: Try Sitz bath, stool softener and topical preparation H. If no help, see a gastroenterologist or proctologist to have a look. ...Read more

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My vagina is producing a white subtance like milk, it doesn't have an odor, but it hurts when i wipe. Could this be a rash?

My vagina is producing a white subtance like milk, it doesn't have an odor, but it hurts when i wipe. Could this be a rash?

Sounds like yeast: This may be vulvovaginitis due to candida, but without examining you and seeing the discharge impossible to tell. See a gynecologist and get diagnosed and treated appropriately. ...Read more

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When I have a bowel movement, I get a lot of blood. Is that serious?

When I have a bowel movement, I get a lot of blood. Is that serious?

Might be: Reasons for blood in stools can include hemorrhoids, fistulas, fissures, cancer, infection and inflammatory conditions. Please have this checked. ...Read more

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I just had a baby and it's like I have to make a bowl movement but its so painful that I can't use da bathroom what is causing that?

I just had a baby and it's like I have to make a bowl movement but its so painful that I can't use da bathroom  what is causing that?

Episiotomy repair.: You state that you just had a baby but you don't state how long ago that was! If you had a episiotomy (surgical cutting of your perineum) it may not have fully healed and you should be on stool softeners so that you don't push hard to pass stool. Speak to your OB. ...Read more

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After having a bowl movement that's diaria like is it normal when you fart for there to be a liquid discharge that's like a yellow color?

Yes: My nine year old son would describe this as a "shart". It can be normal but may be frowned upon or embarrassing while on a date so would not advise in this circumstance. ...Read more

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I know this is going to sound insane but I have had bloody stool for a few years now. What is this. Too afraid for doctors visit also no longer having regular bowel movements. It looks like balls of puss when i try to have a bowel movement and it smells.

I know this is going to sound insane but I have had bloody stool for a few years now. What is this. Too afraid for doctors visit also no longer having regular bowel movements. It looks like balls of puss when i try to have a bowel movement and it smells.

See a doctor: There are many reasons for your symptoms, many of them treatable with simple solutions. In order to fully investigate, you need to see a doctor. While it is understandable you are afraid, this is the only way to get much needed relief by determining what treatment you need. Only your doctor can determine this. ...Read more

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When I have an orgasm there's a lot of liquid. Is this pee? Is this normal or should I get checked? It happens a lot lately.

When I have an orgasm there's a lot of liquid. Is this pee? Is this normal or should I get checked? It happens a lot lately.

Orgasm: Female "ejaculate" has been debated in the literature. It has been shown to be urine. There really is no alternate source of fluid. It is probably fairly common and seems normal for you. It does not indicate anything serious and is not likely to progress. ...Read more

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I've had a problem with bloody stool recently. It doesn't appear to be in my stool but around it a lot. And it is quite a lot of blood also.

I've had a problem with bloody stool recently. It doesn't appear to be in my stool but around it a lot. And it is quite a lot of blood also.

See doctor: At your age, the cause is far more likely to be benign than malignant. Likely causes include hemorrhoid and anal fissure. Because more dire causes are possible, you should see a doctor for an examination. ...Read more

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When I have a bowel movement, there is bright red blood in with it, is it maybe what I am eating?

Maybe: If you have constipation and straining to have a bowel movements, you could have hemorrhoids or anal fissure. Need to drink more liquids, eat more high fiber foods, add extra fiber in the diet like metamucil, avoid low fiber junk food.. See a doctor for an examination to be sure the bleeding is not from something more serious. ...Read more

Bowel (Definition)

The bowel is the intestinal tract in the body. The small intestine ...Read more


Bowel Movement (Definition)

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