Bloody mucus stool : causes, symptoms, Treatment
Bloody mucus stool:-
Individuals with lower intestinal and rectal complaints usually passes hard stool looks covered with mucus. Bloody mucus stool may be associated with pain or without pain. Hemorrhoids or Anal fissures are the common cause of hard stool with blood and mucus.
Painful defecation and passing bright blood may be because of presence of hemorrhoids. Irritable bowel syndrome is one of the main cause of bloody hard mucus stool. Colitis, an inflammation of the lining of the colon leads to stool with mucus and bleeding. Diarrhea or passing loose stools are the main symptoms of Colitis.
Causes of bloody mucus stool:-
Polyp present in lower rectum also leads to passing stool associated with intermittently bleeding. Causes of bloody mucus stool are:
* Bloody diarrhea,
* Bloody mucus in stool,
* internal bleeding
Some possible causes of bloody diarrhea are include:-
* Regional enteritis,
* Rectal bleeding,
* Acute digestive infection
* Acute food poisoning
* Shigella food poisoning,
* salmonella food poisoning,
* Ulcerative colitis,
* Crohn’s disease
* celiac etc
Diagnosis of Bloody mucus stool:-
History collection reveals presence of any diseases, colour of blood, pain is present or not, etc. And feeling any mass in the rectum also helps in easy diagnosing. After diagnosis, treating the underlying cause, blood and mucus in the stool can be stopped.