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206 Possible Causes for Abdominal Bloating, Flatulence, Left Upper Quadrant Pain, Mucus in Stool

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Other symptoms include: Mucus in stool. Urgency. Feeling of incomplete evacuation.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Ispaghula therapy resulted in improvement in global symptoms and satisfying bowel movements (P less than 0.001) but produced no change in abdominal pain or flatulence.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] bloating in IBS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Defecation commonly improves pain but may not fully relieve it Pain from presumed gas pockets in the splenic flexure may masquerade as anterior chest pain or left upper quadrant[emedicine.com]

  • Intestinal Obstruction

    This results in the build-up of stool behind the mucus-filled area, causing a blockage.[cysticfibrosis.ca] We describe the case of a 34-year-old man admitted in the emergency department with diffuse abdominal pain, nausea, flatulence and lack of transit for feces and gas.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal bloating and swelling. Abdominal pain, usually crampy. The pain usually comes in sharp waves and may get better for a while.[my.clevelandclinic.org] High fiber foods are thought to be associated with abdominal bloating and discomfort.[rarediseases.org]

  • Constipation

    Sometimes, watery mucus or liquid stool oozes around the blockage, which gives the false impression of diarrhea (paradoxic diarrhea).[merck.com]    .642), straining at defecation (P   .408), use of lactulose (P   .238), use of laxatives (P   .190), fecal incontinence (P   .139), pain during defecation (P   .410), flatulence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Lubiprostone-treated patients reported significant improvements in stool consistency, straining, and constipation severity at all weeks, and in abdominal bloating at week[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Bristol stool scale, spontaneous complete bowel movements (SCBM) and symptoms of defecation feeling, defecation weakness, feeling of incomplete evacuation, bloating, and flatulence[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Malignant Neoplasm of Pancreas

    […] associated with abdominal/back pain, loss of appetite, nausea and vomiting) pancreatic digestive enzyme deficiency (exocrine insufficiency) manifested by: bloating/indigestion flatulence[pancyst.org] […] pancreatic cancer Etymology: Gk, pan kreas L, cancer, crab a malignant neoplastic disease of the pancreas characterized by anorexia, flatulence, weakness, dramatic weight[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com] ) manifested by: bloating/indigestion flatulence (foul smelling) steatorrhea (i.e., frequent bowel motions which appear oily, greasy and often float on the top of toilet bowel[pancyst.org] Question the patient as to the presence of any nausea and vomiting (especially that worsens after eating), anorexia, flatulence, diarrhea, constipation, or unusual fatigue[medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com]

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  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Stool culture identified Edwardsiella tarda O4: H4, and no other pathogenic bacteria were detected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Abdominal distension: 22% (44) cases had associated abdominal distension. 81.8% (36/44) of Hyponatremic children had distension of abdomen. 5.1% (8/143) of Isonatremic children[omicsonline.org] Symptoms of AG, which is a common disease worldwide, include diarrhoea, vomiting, nausea, abdominal cramps or pain, fever, and blood or mucus in the stool.[swissinfo.ch] […] and/or mucus in the stool.[patient.info]

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  • Diverticulitis of the Colon

    Some people develop diarrhoea or constipation, and some people pass mucus with their stools. It is not clear how diverticula cause these symptoms.[patient.info] Introduce fibre gradually to avoid unpleasant symptoms such as flatulence. Consider using a fibre supplement (such as psyllium).[betterhealth.vic.gov.au] Physical examination: This will elicit localized abdominal tenderness, abdominal distension, reduced bowel sounds and possibly an abdominal mass in cases of abscess formation[symptoma.com] The inflammation of diverticulitis can eventually result in a bowel obstruction, which may cause constipation, thin stools, diarrhea, abdominal swelling or bloating, and abdominal[webmd.com]

  • Colitis

    Infants with allergic colitis present with vomiting, diarrhoea and with blood and mucus in stools. Ulcerative colitis and Crohn’s disease are usually insidious in onset.[symptoma.com] […] abdominal pains and tenderness (depending on the stage of the disease), persistent hemorrhagic diarrhea with pus either present or absent in the stools, fecal incontinence, flatulence[en.wikipedia.org] For example, milk in people with UC who are intolerant to the sugar in milk, lactose, may be causing gastrointestinal symptoms such as abdominal bloating, flatulence, and[onhealth.com] With Jazz," 16 Mar. 2018 Signs and symptoms of colitis may include diarrhea or more bowel movements than usual; stools that are black, tarry, sticky, or have blood or mucus[merriam-webster.com]

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  • Infectious Colitis

    In any individual with diarrhea, address recent travel history, possible immunosuppression, the presence of blood or mucus in the stool, and any history of vomiting or severe[m.oxfordmedicine.com] It is usually accompanied by abdominal pain, especially in the lower left quadrant, bloating, and flatulence. .....[encyclopedia2.thefreedictionary.com] Watery diarrhea, lower left abdominal pain or bloating and barnyard smell of gas and stool, and fever are main symptoms.[healthhype.com] Bacteria metabolize lactose, producing volatile fatty acids and gases (methane, carbon dioxide, and hydrogen), leading to flatulence.[dx.doi.org]

  • Gastritis

    Alcohol interferes with the mucus lining, leaving the stomach unprotected against the corrosive acids.[brightwaterlanding.com] There may also be nausea and vomiting, feeling of fullness, easy satiety, hiccups and flatulence.[symptoma.com] Other symptoms are belching, abdominal bloating, nausea, and vomiting or a feeling of fullness or of burning in the upper abdomen.[web.archive.org] After 2 months, he developed intermittent sharp left upper quadrant pain a few times per week and a large number of oral ulcers.[casesjournal.biomedcentral.com]

  • Small Bowel Obstruction

    This is in turn causes peristalsis above and below the area of obstruction resulting in loose motions and flatulence in the preliminary stages.[symptoma.com] Typically presents with the combined symptoms of abdominal pain, bloating, vomiting, and failure to pass flatus or stool per rectum.[us.bestpractice.bmj.com] Compared with the control group, the patients in the observation group with abdominal distension had earlier pain relief.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Symptoms Symptoms of small bowel obstruction include nausea accompanied by vomiting, abdominal cramps, abdominal distention, constipation, diarrhea, flatulence and bad breath[symptoma.com]

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