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Ill apologise in advance to anyone who is/was eating before they read this!

I wondered if anyone else has experienced a clearish mucas from their bottom when they go to the loo - ive been noticing it more and more lately and shall mention this to the rheumie when i see them.

I had a phase of anal bleeding during the post natal period when i went to the loo - leaving alot of blood in the toilet and some sharp pain when going. (did visit the doc at the time) Whilst the bleeding and sharp pain appear to have gone - this mucas remains. Along with stomach cramps when i need to go - or sometimes without a toilet visit.

I had one bout of unexplained diahorea (spelt wrong!) and have had regular problems avoiding constipation for years - im trying to get back to grips with that using diet control which worked before the baby.

Please share your wisdom on this matter - Thanks and sorry again :blush:

Kiara 8)
 

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Hi

Before I wittle on Im not sharing any wisdom but am just throwing some thoughts to bounce around.

Apoligies in advance if you already know any of this.

Diet.....lots of fibre, eg fresh fruit veg, jacket potatoes , not overdoing the meat protein is all recommened to avoid bowel cancer et etc...google it as diet I believe is so important.

Polyps - I understand these can cause bleeding ( they also need to be seen by a GP as they can be indicative of further problems.

Piles, these can bleed also and get your GP to check them out.

Old blood which is higher up looks darker and fresh blood looks redder and fresher.

All sorts of mucus can seemingly come from our rear ends but there are things to look for.

I really would as you say take a look at your diet and also to the GP thing, keep a diary...etc


Best to get it throughly checked out.

Good luck Nicky
 

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Hello Kiara
I haven't experienced this as you describe it or heard of it in connection with lupus for what that is worth. I rather think it isn't lupus related. Maybe be something like IBS ? As far as I can see the mucous itself mightn't be important.
Sorry not much help. I hope you can get things more regular with dietary changes. Did you have a gyny ( or any other investigation) check up for the problems after the baby was born?

All the best
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Hi Kiara,

Our bowels produce mucous as a normal function - it acts as a sort of lubricant so that the fecal matter slips along and out easier. Mostly we don't notice it as it simply coats the poo and drops into the loo. If you've constipation or diarreah, or an irritation in the large intestine you may make more mucous or it may not be coating smoothly, so you'll see goops of mucous. I have this from time to time - a bit ikky, but not usually a symptom to worry about.

I wonder if the rectal bleeding you had shortly after giving birth was a bleeding pile. Piles are really common after childbirth - the swell up while you're pushing the baby out:(, and if one bleeds you can see a lot of blood - bright red usually. Has it stopped now?

It would be worth you mentioning this to your GP at your next appointment, just to be sure, but at your age the cause is most likely innocent.

All the best,

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Thanks for all responses. I will check everything mentioned and will let my GP know next time i speak to her. The bleeding has stopped ages ago and it wasn't piles - doctor thought possibly a tear that would heal itself.

Im thinking all of this could add up to IBS - stomach cramps, switching between diahorea and constipation but without asking doctor its hard to be sure. Will let you know what she says.
 
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