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What causes mucus in bowel movements when you're sick?
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Dr. Jason Hemming
Internal Medicine - Gastroenterology
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In brief: Cell turnover
Mucus is usually the result of cell turnover from the lining of the colon.
It increases with inflammatory conditions, but can be seen normally as well.

In brief: Cell turnover
Mucus is usually the result of cell turnover from the lining of the colon.
It increases with inflammatory conditions, but can be seen normally as well.
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