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28 Possible Causes for Altered Bowel Function, Leukocytes Increased, Mucus in Stool

  • Crohn's Disease

    Unintentional weight loss Other symptoms may include: Constipation Eye inflammation Fistulas (usually around the rectal area, may cause draining of pus, mucus, or stools)[web.archive.org] Considered a functional bowel disorder, IBS is characterized by abdominal discomfort and pain, associated with altered bowel function.[doi.org] . [16] This phenomenon may also contribute to the increased cancer risk.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • Ulcerative Colitis

    Their consistency of stool improves, frequency to rush to toilet also decreases and the quantity of blood and mucus in the stool reduces.[ulcerativecolitiscure.com] Altered nerve function has emerged as an important pathogenic factor as IBS mucosal biopsy supernatants consistently activate enteric and sensory neurons.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] There is a strong correlation with histocompatibility human leukocyte antigen, (HLA)-B27 but the risk of having ulcerative colitis is not increased by having HLA-B27.[symptoma.com]

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Other symptoms include: Mucus in stool. Urgency. Feeling of incomplete evacuation.[hopkinsmedicine.org] bowel function suggestive of IBS.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Table 3 Magnitude of associations between human leukocyte antigen positivity and specific gastrointestinal disease.[doi.org]

  • Pediatric Crohn's Disease

    Unintentional weight loss Other symptoms may include: Constipation Eye inflammation Fistulas (usually around the rectal area, may cause draining of pus, mucus, or stools)[web.archive.org] Considered a functional bowel disorder, IBS is characterized by abdominal discomfort and pain, associated with altered bowel function.[doi.org] . [16] This phenomenon may also contribute to the increased cancer risk.[emedicine.medscape.com]

  • 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] You may get ease from pain and bloating by going to the toilet to pass stools (faeces).[patient.info]

  • Cecal Adenocarcinoma

    , the lining of the colon can become damaged as unlubricated stools abrade and damage them.[verywellhealth.com] […] water from the feces back into the blood to secrete mucus into the colon to lubricate feces as they are expelled from the body If these cells are unable to produce ample mucus[verywellhealth.com]

  • Amyloidosis

    Stools did not contain mucus or blood, and he did not seek medical attention for this symptom. He had no history of hypertension, diabetes mellitus, or any malignancy.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Synovial fluid showed predominant infiltration of polymorphonuclear leukocytes and the increase of β2-MG level.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] To date, 28 proteins have been identified to be amyloidogenic. 2 One of the most recent additions to the amyloid family is ALECT2 (leukocyte cell derived chemotaxin-2). 3[bloodjournal.org]

  • Colonic Crohn's Disease

    Blood and mucus in the stool is present for up to 50% of patients with Crohn's disease. Causes of Crohn's Disease The exact cause of Crohn's disease is not known.[uclahealth.org] Symptoms of colitis can include rectal bleeding, abdominal pain, diarrhea, passage of mucus and bloody stools.[ddc.musc.edu] If they do bleed, the patient might notice blood in their stools. Mouth ulcers : These are a common symptom. Diarrhea : This can range from mild to severe.[medicalnewstoday.com]

  • Amebiasis

    […] in the stools but without the presence of fever), or amoebic liver abscesses (fever, chills, abdominal pain, weight loss, hepatomegaly) that can be fatal if not immediately[orpha.net] A range of bowel function alterations are observed, ranging from frequent mucoid stools to watery and bloody diarrhea, often with periods of dysentery alternating with constipation[hindawi.com] Sometimes blood and mucus in stools may also be present. Change in bowel habits and a feeling of incomplete evacuation are other associated features.[surgerydoor.co.uk]

  • Malignant Carcinoid Syndrome

    Lose weight If you have a lung carcinoid tumor, you might get symptoms like a cough, and you sometimes might cough up some bloody mucus.[webmd.com] […] your GI tract, you might notice things like this happening to you: Pain in your belly Diarrhea Constipation Feel nauseated or throw up Can't breathe right Get blood in your stool[webmd.com]

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