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Clear liquid discharge from anus..

For some years now I have suffered from a discharge of clear liquid from the back passage. It tends to be spasmodic but is greatly increased if I make a long plane journey where one is in a cramped position most of the time. I also experience considerable bloating of the abdomen and a feeling like trapped wind. My stools are usually soft which again would indicate the presence of liquid. Apart from raised blood pressure, which is well controlled by medication, I am in robust health. I have had this discharge for more than ten years but it does seem to be becoming worse lately. It is also embarrassing to have one s underwear continually soiled in this way. I tend to think this discharge has yeast as one of it s components. I have tried to relate this problem to my diet so that I could cut out anything that was likely to aggravate it, but I am totally unable to connect it to any specific food or drink. I would be grateful for any observations you can give.
Asked On : Fri, 11 Feb 2011
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Hello,I can well understand what you are going through.A very common cause of mucus in stool is, as we all know,can be constipation.Which can be dealt with by being on a high fibre diet and take plenty of liquids.If this is already being done i would suggest you to check with a surgeon(proctologist) or even a general surgeon for that matter, for it could be a fistula or a sinus(pilonidal) or a hemorrhoid even which has been bothering since so long. At times, there could be also some neurological cause behind it which in turn has caused a spincter dysfuntion.So please dont get disheartened and pay a visit to a surgeon's office.
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