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I am suffering from excessive mucus and blood in stool

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Posted on Thu, 24 Jan 2019
Question: I am suffering from excessive mucus and blood in stool. I suffer from colitis. No medicine has worked for me in last 2 years. My Platelets count is 417. I also have gallstone that is not treated. Is there any relationship between these symptoms.
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Answered by Dr. Anders Mark Christensen (1 hour later)
Brief Answer:
Gallstones unlikely related

Detailed Answer:
Hi Bamlani,

Your symptoms are likely your colitis flaring up. Gallstones do not present like this.I suggest you have your stools tested for bacteria, calprotectin and parasites.

Please let me know if you have further questions.
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I am suffering from excessive mucus and blood in stool

Brief Answer: Gallstones unlikely related Detailed Answer: Hi Bamlani, Your symptoms are likely your colitis flaring up. Gallstones do not present like this.I suggest you have your stools tested for bacteria, calprotectin and parasites. Please let me know if you have further questions.