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Question by  Domdom (113)

What does it mean if you have a jelly stool?


Answer by  vietnamgirls (1177)

Mucus in the stool can be a symptom caused by Irritable bowel syndrome, ulcerative colitis or Chroans disease. If a bacterial infection is involved, it can also be a sign of anal fissure or bowel obstruction. Mucus is a substance the consistency of jelly produced by the large intestine to protect the lining.


Answer by  Bobby59 (35)

When someone says the have "jelly Stool" it means that they have a certain amount of mucus present in their stool. This can be a common occurrence, and can be caused by numerous problems such as: bacterial infections, hemorrhoids, irritable bowel syndrome, bowel obstruction, Crohn's disease and other more serious conditions.


Answer by  JM (125)

The presence of jelly stool usually indicates intussusception. This is a condition wherein there is invagination of the intestines leading to bleeding and mucus exudates.


Answer by  dcrusher59 (590)

A jelly stool is no more than a loose stool that has a higher content of liquid evident in the stool.


Answer by  cody (1331)

this is what a jelly stool is mucus in your stool that lasts for more than a few weeks go to the drs about this problem

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