Articles Tagged: dark brown 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.

Coughing up Brown Mucus – Is It a Sign of a Serious Problem?

Coughing up Brown Mucus

Most of the time, throat mucus is nothing to worry about, and it’s actually really handy. It serves as a protective lubricant for the throat which keeps everything moist and supple and prevents dryness that can lead to irritation.

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.