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Mucus in stool

Mucus in stool: Introduction

Mucus in stool: The occurrence of mucus in ones stool. See detailed information below for a list of 60 causes of Mucus in stool, Symptom Checker, including diseases and drug side effect causes.

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Causes of Mucus in stool:

The following medical conditions are some of the possible causes of Mucus in stool. There are likely to be other possible causes, so ask your doctor about your symptoms.

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Mucus in stool: Comorbid Symptoms

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Misdiagnosis and Mucus in stool

Chronic digestive conditions often misdiagnosed: When diagnosing chronic symptoms of the digestive tract, there are a variety of conditions that may be misdiagnosed. The best known, irritable bowel syndrome, is over-diagnosed, whereas other causes that are more »

Intestinal bacteria disorder may be hidden cause: One of the lesser known causes of diarrhea is an imbalance of bacterial in the gut, sometimes called more »

Antibiotics often causes diarrhea: The use of antibiotics are very likely to cause some level of diarrhea in patients. The reason is that antibiotics kill off not only "bad" bacteria, but can more »

Food poisoning may actually be an infectious disease: Many people who come down with "stomach symptoms" like diarrhea assume that it's "something I ate" (i.e. more »

Mesenteric adenitis misdiagnosed as appendicitis in children: Because appendicitis is one of the more feared conditions for a child with abdominal pain, it can be over-diagnosed (it can, of course, more »

Celiac disease often fails to be diagnosed cause of chronic digestive symptoms: One of the most common chronic digestive conditions is celiac disease, a malabsorption disorder with a variety of symptoms (see symptoms of celiac disease). A variety of other more »

Chronic digestive diseases hard to diagnose: There is an inherent difficulty in diagnosing the various types of chronic digestive diseases. Some of more »

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Detailed list of causes of Mucus in stool

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How Common are these Causes of Mucus in stool?

This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Mucus in stool. Of the 60 causes of Mucus in stool that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:

  • 0 causes are "very common" diseases
  • 4 causes are "common" diseases
  • 2 causes are "uncommon" diseases
  • 0 causes are "rare" diseases
  • 2 causes are "very rare" diseases
  • 54 causes have no prevalence information.

Conditions listing medical symptoms: Mucus in stool:

The following list of conditions have 'Mucus in stool' or similar listed as a symptom in our database. This computer-generated list may be inaccurate or incomplete. Always seek prompt professional medical advice about the cause of any symptom.

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Causes of Mucus in stool Based on Risk Factors

This information shows analysis of the list of causes of Mucus in stool based on whether certain risk factors apply to the patient:

  • Travel - has the patient travelled recently?

    Classifications of Mucus in stool:

    Medical Conditions associated with Mucus in stool:

    Mucus stool (88 causes), Mucus symptoms (766 causes), Stool symptoms (2508 causes), Bowel problems (2509 causes), Intestinal symptoms (5299 causes), Lower abdominal symptoms (3048 causes), Abdominal symptoms (5930 causes), Digestive system symptoms (5299 causes), Mucus membrane symptoms (832 causes), Bowel movements (2383 causes)

    Symptoms related to Mucus in stool:

    Stool color changes (387 causes), Stool odor (69 causes), Blood in stool (406 causes), Ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease, Infective gastrointestinal lesions, Irritable bowel syndrome (26 causes), Malignant colon disease, Benign papillomatous colon tumor, Benign papillomatous rectal tumor, Constipation (726 causes), Irritable colon syndrome, Polyposis coli

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