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mucus in stool ... stomach bloating with sound

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Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale

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Posted on Tue, 12 Mar 2019 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: mucus in stool ...stomach bloating with sound
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Answered by Dr. Vasudha Jayant Athavale 3 hours later
Brief Answer:
It can be indigestion,irritation allergy,,inflammation or infection of bowe

Detailed Answer:
Hi XXXXXXX
Thanks for the query.I understand your concern.
*stomach bloating with mucus in stools can be due to-
-Wrong life styles like over eating/lack of exercise/ unbalanced food with excess of fast food&less officers &water in diet....which in turn causes digestive defeciencies,constipation or loose motions with bloating giving stress to gut ... more gas formation &mucus in stools.
-some inflammatory codition of bowel like irritable bowel syndrome crohn's disease,ulcerative colitis.
-Infections of intestines(bacterial,viral)/ infestations(worms.amoebic)
-Food allergies(lactose or gluten)
-Acid reflux diseases. hiatus hernia
*A methodical history taking,detailed physical examination&needful investigations would help in finding the basic cause followed by cause specific treatment along with good life style adoption for good digestion.
*In this scenario you should consult your family doctor for primary evaluation of your health along with needful investigations like blood counts,stool examination, followed by treatment or referral to gastroenterologist for his expert advise.
* life style changes to help relief include-
-Balanced diet wiith having regular exercises for 40minutes a day ,sufficient salads, vegetables &fruits )& clean water in plenty
-Avoiding foods you are found to be allergic to
-Avoiding very spicy food,alcohol excessive caffeine or tea,avoid corrosive carbonated drinks.
-Follow advised treatment regimen regularly
I hope that helps you.Any follow up query is welcome.
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