Articles Tagged: bowel mucus

Black Mucus in Stool in Babies vs Adults

Black Mucus in Stool

Bowel mucus is a very important part of good digestive health. It serves as the engine oil of sorts to the motor of the gastrointestinal tract providing much needed lubrication, as well as a means to help trap and flush out outside invaders like bacteria.

Brown Mucus in Stool – Sign of IBS or Something Else?

Brown Mucus in Stool

Bowel mucus is incredibly common, but most people never see it. It hangs about in the intestines, quietly helping to move along stool in a graceful and gentle manner, serving its primary purpose as a helpful lubricant.

Green Mucus in Stool in Adults – Something To Worry About?

Green Mucus in Stool

Babies can have weird poop pretty regularly. Their diet entails high nutrient breast milk or formula that can entirely change the look, color and consistency of fecal matter (as well as the smell). It’s not uncommon in infants to experience

Bloody Mucus in Stool – Is Something Wrong with My Bowels?

Bloody Mucus in Stool

Bowel mucus is downright gross. Most of the time, it is completely unseen and never makes it out the back end. Sometimes however, it is visible, and can be rather alarming. Under most circumstances, there is nothing to fear from clear mucus in stool or that which is whitish, so long as no other symptoms are present.

Black Specks in Mucus – What Are They?

Black Specks in Mucus

Finding black specks in mucus remains can be alarming, especially since most throat mucus is clear in color. While gross and often inconvenient, throat mucus plays a very important role in keeping the body healthy.

Yellow Mucus in Stool Causes – Pancreas, Gallbladder or Nothing To Worry?

Yellow Mucus in Stool

Bowel mucus can be disgusting and unpleasant, but it’s actually good for your body. It’s not uncommon in fact to see traces of clear, white and yellow mucus in stool. The intestines use this jelly like goo to act as a lubricant, which can make moving things along the digestive tract much smoother.

White Mucus in Stool Causes – Parasites or IBS?

White Mucus in Stool

Seeing white mucus in stool remains can be rather startling. After all, feces do tend to come with some characteristic coloration, and white tinges simply aren’t often one of them. There are some common and uncommon causes of white mucus

Clear Mucus in Stool – Should I Be Concerned?

Clear Mucus in Stool

Nobody likes to look at their poop. It’s just not on everyone’s list of favorite things to do. But, the stool can provide a window into how healthy the body is. If feces look one way, it could signal constipation.