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Congenial gasteroschisis, have irregular bowel movements, discharge and foam from anus. Blood test normal. Cause?

I was born with gasteroschisis now age 19 I am still having bowel issue I have dropped from size 12 to a lose 8 eating habits have remained, bowel movement changes on a daily basis often accompanied by orange mucus , today I have discharge and foam from my anus . I have had repeated blood testing - everything normal - but feel as though nothing is ressolved with still a distended painful abdo area?
Asked On : Tue, 19 Feb 2013
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Usually, gastroschisis is treated surgically when the baby is born. As you are 19 years old, you supposed to already had that intervention.

Discharge and foam from anus could indicate a gastrointestinal infection, for which I would recommend to perform coproculture.

Another reason could be a malabsorption of lipids; therefore you might run some tests for malabsorption.

Until the results are in, you can take probiotics to regulate the normal flora of the intestines.
Answered: Thu, 3 Oct 2013
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