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I HAVE RSD AND NOW I HAVE PHLEM IN MY STOOL ABOUT 1/5 OF MY

STOOL IS PHLEM . WHAT...
I HAVE RSD AND NOW I HAVE PHLEM IN MY STOOL ABOUT 1/5 OF MY STOOL IS PHLEM . WHAT CAUSES THAT TO HAPPEN ?
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Hi,

There are various causes for mucus in stools. The possibilities are -

- an intestinal infection

- food allergies and sensitivity to particular food

- rare causes are diseases of digestive system like ulcerative colitis, celiac disease, crohn's disease etc.

To diagnose the digestive problems you need to consult a gastroenterologist for a detailed evaluation and if need be investigations. But most cases of mucus in stools improve by increasing fluid intake and food demulcents containing slippery elm and marshmallow.

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