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Diarrhea followed by constipation, heavy mucus, no stools. Worrisome?

At the start of the week i had diarrhea for 3 day, then constipation for 3 days (i drank coffee to no avail) then today i felt the need to go and passed a small amount of yellow mucus ..a few hours later i had diarrhea and a few hours after that i passed a ton of mucus, no stool. I am 25, Not diagnosed with IBS or Chrohns....also trying to conceive. should i be worried
Asked On : Tue, 26 Jun 2012
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Thank you for asking HCM
I have gone through your query.An inflammatory bowel disease can be suspected in your case.A consultation with a gastroenterologist is well appreciated.A colonoscopy may be needed.With proper treatment and follow up you will be fine and then you can concieve also.Hope this may help you.
Let me know if you have any further query.
Answered: Wed, 21 May 2014
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