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Why does mucus appear in the stools?

I have lots of mucus in my stool and my colon hurts
I am bloated all the time and at some points I feel like my intestions are gonna explode because their is so much acid
I have lost 15 lbs in a week
And my intestions never feel empty
Any ideas?
Oh also I have red and black spots in my poop
Mon, 16 Apr 2018
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General & Family Physician 's  Response
Hello,

The given symptoms could be suggestive of intestinal infection it is the protozoa infection is likely but some time it could be associated with bacterial infection. If I would be doctor of this case, then I would try to treat this case with tablet Ofloxacin with Ornidazole twice a day for five days.

I would again advise to take care in drinking water because it is the water born disease, in very rare case when the treatment fails to work stool need to be sent for laboratory test for culture sensitivity.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.

Regards,
Dr. Akhtarhusain
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