health conditions


Question by  Jeff5750 (38)

What causes intermittent mucus in the stool?

There aren't any other problems or symptoms.


Answer by  sarah0045 (186)

stools with visible amounts of mucus can be an indicator of many conditions. Mucus in the stool is a common symptom of irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and a bacterial infection.


Answer by  DrYasmin (178)

Normally stool contains some amt of mucus, but if it is with visibe amt it may be a symptom of IBS, Ulcerative colitis, bacterial infection.

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