STOOL WITH MUCUS: 7 POSSIBLE CAUSES AND WHEN IT IS DANGEROUS - SYMPTOMS
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What can be mucus in feces



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Mucus is a substance that helps stool move through the intestines, but is usually produced in low amounts, just enough to lubricate the intestine and be mixed in the stool, not easily observable with the naked eye in the vessel. Thus, when an excess of mucus in the stool can be observed, it usually indicates the presence of an infection or other alteration in the intestines, such as intestinal ulcer or irritable bowel syndrome, for example, it is important to consult a gastroenterologist to make a complete evaluation and identify if there is any problem that needs to be addressed