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52 Possible Causes for Mucus in Stool, Right Lower Quadrant Tenderness

  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome

    Other symptoms include: Mucus in stool. Urgency. Feeling of incomplete evacuation.[hopkinsmedicine.org] Table 1 Case reports of Blastocystis infection One 11 y.o male and one 12 y.o male Both presented with right lower quadrant tenderness, anorexia, abdominal pain, nausea, vomiting[doi.org] Otilonium had no significant effects on pain severity, stool consistency or mucus in the stool.[doi.org]

  • 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] Thus, the patient presents with fever, fatigue, abdominal pain and tenderness (often in the right lower quadrant), and diarrhea.[symptoma.com] […] is common; fullness or a discrete mass may be palpable, typically in the right lower quadrant Perianal disease (eg, skin tags, abscesses, fistulae, fissures) is present in[emedicine.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] 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] Symptomatic patients initially have lower abdominal pain and diarrhoea and later develop dysentery (with blood and mucus in stool).[webhealthcentre.com]

  • Acute Gastroenteritis

    Stool culture identified Edwardsiella tarda O4: H4, and no other pathogenic bacteria were detected.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] 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]

  • Appendicitis

    It can be blocked by mucus, stool (bowel movement), or lymphatic tissue, part of the lymphatic system that helps fight infection.[sepsis.org] Migratory pain, nausea or vomiting, and right lower quadrant tenderness were common predictors to all rules. Methodological quality varied widely.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] The blockage may be due to a build-up of thick mucus within the appendix or to stool that enters the appendix from the cecum.[medicinenet.com]

  • Appendectomy

    Mechanical blockage of the appendix by hard stool, a foreign body, or thick mucus may also lead to bacterial infections .[medicinenet.com] An 11-week-old girl was brought to the emergency department with a 48-hour history of abdominal pain, emesis, low-grade fever, and focal right lower quadrant tenderness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov] Mechanical blockage of the appendix by hard stool, a foreign body, or thick mucus may also lead to bacterial infections.[medicinenet.com]

  • Perforated Appendix

    Appendicitis is the result of a blockage of the appendix caused by hard mucus or stool, a foreign body, or virus.[chop.edu] lower quadrant tenderness.[meddean.luc.edu] Appendicitis results from blockage in the appendix caused by dried mucus, hard stool, parasites or other foreign bodies.[cincinnatichildrens.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] […] is common; fullness or a discrete mass may be palpable, typically in the right lower quadrant Perianal disease (eg, skin tags, abscesses, fistulae, fissures) is present in[emedicine.medscape.com] Other symptoms may include: Constipation Sores or swelling in the eyes Draining of pus, mucus, or stools from around the rectum or anus (caused by something called a fistula[nlm.nih.gov]

  • Typhlitis

    What is you stool like - is it loose? Any blood or mucus in the stool? What about fever? Do you feel "washed out" and feeling hot and cold?[abdopain.com] […] pain in the right lower quadrant), or percussion tenderness with rebound are all highly suggestive of appendicitis.[accesspediatrics.mhmedical.com] lower quadrant, with or without rebound tenderness.[ncbi.nlm.nih.gov]

  • Adenocarcinoma of the Colon

    , the lining of the colon can become damaged as unlubricated stools abrade and damage them.[verywell.com] The gland cells normally produce mucus. This is a slimy substance that makes it easier for the poo (also called faeces or stool) to pass through the bowel.[cancerresearchuk.org] […] 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[verywell.com]

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