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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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Had pancreatitis a few weeks ago, better now. Have abdominal discomfort and lots of white mucous in stool. Eating normally. Is this much mucous normal?

Had pancreatitis a few weeks ago, better now. Have abdominal discomfort and lots of white mucous in stool. Eating normally. Is this much mucous normal?

Pancreatitis-careful: your body is not ready to digest a 'regular' diet. Eat less fat and carbs for now, follow up closely with your doctor, sooner if discomfort worsens. ...Read more

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Daily abdominal & back pain, occasional spotting, mucous on stools for 4 weeks+. Transvaginal u/sound clear. Awaiting GI referral. What could it be?

Daily abdominal & back pain, occasional spotting, mucous on stools for 4 weeks+. Transvaginal u/sound clear. Awaiting GI referral. What could it be?

Two issues: The spotting and the mucus are not likely related. Each will have a cause. The gyn doc could help explain the spotting. The GI doc the mucous. Either issue can be related to the back pain. ...Read more

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Symptoms: dark loose stools, difficult/incomplete evacuation, severe abdominal distention from trapped gas, mucous. Diagnosed IBS. I think Proctitis?

Symptoms: dark loose stools, difficult/incomplete evacuation, severe abdominal distention from trapped gas, mucous. Diagnosed IBS. I think Proctitis?

Typical IBS symptoms: As you suspect, these symptoms indeed are consistent with irritable bowel syndrome. But they aren't particularly suggestive of proctitis (inflmmation of the rectum). Inflammatory bowel disease (e.g. Crohn's disease) can cause similar symptoms as IBS, and also can cause proctitis. So I suggest you raise these questions with the doctor who diagnosed IBS then follow her advice. Good luck! ...Read more

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Pain in abdomen, with some blood and mucus in stool. Is this like salmonella?

Possible: This is not a home diagnosis. There are too many possibly serious illness which may present like this and you should be seen by a physician quickly. ...Read more

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