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Old 07-12-2005, 01:15 AM   #1
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Gel like mucus and continuing gas......

Like others, quite embarrased but definitely need some help. For the past 2 months I have had a gel like mucus every time I have a bowel movement. I have also noticed having a lot of gas and sometimes feel the pressure to have a bm but when I go it's just gas and the mucus. Any ideas of what this could be? I am a diabetic and am always concerned with health problems. Thanks for your help

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Old 07-14-2005, 12:20 PM   #2
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Re: Gel like mucus and continuing gas......

Well you are not alone, I have the same problem. So if you find out what it is and what to do about it then please post! I assume you haven't been to see a dr either. I assume that the first thing they will do is a colonoscopy (i think?) to see if theres anything going on up there, sounds horrible though!

Old 07-18-2005, 07:32 PM   #3
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Re: Gel like mucus and continuing gas......

My son has had similar problems with mucous & urgency to have bowel movements for over a year. He has had every test in the book with a diagnosis of proctitis....tomorrow we go to an allergist.....i don't have alot of hope but we are desperate for some meds have helped at all....he has lost weight & has a hard time sleeping......any suggestions would be welcome.....

Old 07-18-2005, 08:04 PM   #4
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Re: Gel like mucus and continuing gas......

I had the same symptoms and was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis.

Old 07-19-2005, 10:26 PM   #5
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Re: Gel like mucus and continuing gas......

I had the same symptoms and I was diagnosed with parasites.

Old 07-22-2005, 05:43 AM   #6
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Re: Gel like mucus and continuing gas......

I have a similar problem:

Old 07-22-2005, 12:52 PM   #7
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Re: Gel like mucus and continuing gas......

This is how my ulcerative colitus starts, with pain then comes the blood. go to the docs, its the only way to get answers!

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