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Bowel movements that start with gel, turn to clear liquid and then white foam. Had surgery for bowel blockage. Normal?

i have a client i take care of, who recently had a bowel blockage taken care of by surgery. i noticed that her bowel movements started out as a gel and turned to a clear liquid and then a white serious is this. she has had the gel bowel movements before and her doctor said nothing was wrong, this just seems weird to me
Asked On : Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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Thanks for query,
Liquid discharge with without frothing with Mucus discharge after bowel surgery is a common phenomenon.
You rule out any presence of pus or blood cells in stool by going for stool test.
If not found it then considered it as a normal phenomenon.
Answered: Thu, 19 Jul 2012
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