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i have a very painful tummy also have very irregular periods every 2-3wks and am now getting a thick mucus discharge from my bum when i have a poo

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replied April 9th, 2012
Menstruation Answer A33704

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Irregular periods along with pelvic pain could be suggestive of hormonal imbalance in the body,underlying causes as ovarian cyst,endometritis,pelvic infection,cervicitis,thyroid hormone abnormality or due to stress,eating disorder etc.If it has been quite prolonged then a detailed examination would be required to rule out the cause so that accordingly treatment can be started.

Stool acoompanied with mucus discharge is suggestive of any gastrointestinal issue as any infectious cause,swelling/ulcer in the GI tract,drug effect etc.You require some investigations as USG scan and hormonal analysis for irregular periods and stool test,stool culture for mucus discharge.

You may try the following:

1. Take over the counter lactobacillus preparation and yoghurt with your meals.

2. Drink plenty of fluids, eat light, do not stay hungry but eat simple things like toast, porridge, cereals, crackers, banana, rice, etc.

3.Avoid smoking and alcohol.

Kindly visit a Physician for detailed evaluation.

Take care!

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