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White Tiny Grains In Mucus
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
Good question, but..: Blood in stool is a warning sign. Brisk bleeding warrants emergency care. Causes of bleeding may be predictable (e.G anorectal trauma), but evaluation is always appropriate. A rule of thumb (but not absolute): black stool means bleeding comes from upper GI tract; grape jelly stool from small bowel; silver stool from biliary tree; burgundy stool from right colon; red blood from left colon to anus. ...Read more
Bright red bloody mucus with blood clots excreted from tip of uvula after pulling out white stringy plug?
Mucus: It appears that there was a mucus plug impacted on your uvula and irritation/inflammation occurred when it was pulled off. If bleeding and/nonhealing of the uvula persists, consult an otolaryngologist for treatment and in the meantime, bathe the uvula area with cold water which helps.However if brisk bleeding continues head to the hospital emergency room where urgent treatment can be given ...Read more
What causes white dot fluffy mucus and lots of bright red blood in a dark runny stool with a very foul odor?
Cervical mucus is slightly with specks of white. The white feels like tiny tiny beads. What could this mean?
What could cause white specks in stool? They're very small, almost like seeds or bits of feta cheese. Rest of stool is brown.
Probably not feta: Feta cheese would not look the same coming out, but sesame and other small seeds do look almost identical in your stool. Otherwise unless you are sick in some way , having unintentional weight loss, blood in stool, then this is unlikely to be significant and almost certainly something you ate. ...Read more
Do black specs(like tiny pepper flakes) in the stool indicate blood even when the stool in a normal brown color?
Nah: Significant blood loss (more than 3-4 ounces of blood), especially from upper sources, e.g. Stomach, duodenum , small bowel, less likely from right colon, can give black, tarry stol, with a typically characteristic odor, often loose (blood is a laxative):melena (black). Entire stool would be black, not just individual spots. Likely from food, seeds. Iron pills, pepto bismol (bismuth subsalicylate) can do also. ...Read more
Green soft stool for 1wk now also has white blobs of mucus sometimes with small amounts of bright blood in mucus nausea and cramps sometimes no fever?
Tiny black string/small worm like shape pieces in stool not stringy. some white pieces too.is it Blood in stool, parasitic infection,something I ate?
Stringy substance followed by stool also mucousy and stringy. White bits in there! eating nuts and veggies a lot recently? What is this? Live in uk.
Tons of tiny white dots covering stool. Very tiny looks like salt sprinkled throughout. What could this be? Food?
My stool is soft, formed, and brown, however, there are little white seed like pieces, rice like pieces, and small white chunks. O/p was negative. ?
Can airborne allergens cause greenish mucus or colored mucus from lungs and nose not in large amounts just small particles?
Sure: Sure, only small particles are necessary to cause an allergic response. There are times in allergy season when certain offenders are visible, as in the spring when oak pollen covers you car in a green dust, but most of the time these particles are not visible to the naked eye. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
Blood: I assume you mean blood in the sputum. If you had a recent head cold with a cough and there were just a few specks of bright red blood, this doesn't sound serious as long as the cough clears and there is no further blood. However if coughing up of blood persists you must be evaluated by your physician who will order appropriate tests and xrays. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer