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mucus and blood in stool, lower stomach pain

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Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  DoogleNK replied 9 years ago.
Mucus & blood in stool with lower abdominal pain can be due to infection in the gastrointestinal tract , ulcerative colitis , crohns disease. Other causes like hemorrhoids, polyps, colon cancer should also be considered in diagnosis.
This is a symptom that should not be ignored. Please consult a physician for evaluation, accurate diagnosis & treatment. Evaluation may include stool exam, blood work & colonoscopy.
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