Articles Tagged: constipation

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.

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.