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14 yo, blood and mucus on the paper

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Hello, I'm a 14 year old boy. I have noticed recently there is blood and mucus on the toilet paper when I wipe. I also have pains near the top of my stomach and people have pointed that i have lost a bit of weight recently and i go to the toilet on average about 15 times a day.


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replied October 31st, 2012
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Hello,

Welcome to ehealthforum and thanks for writing

Blood and mucus in the stool is indicative of gastrointestinal issues as infection in the GI tract, any ulcer or swelling, hemmarhoids enlargement, Inflammatory bowel disease etc. Along with that frequency of passing stool is also very high.
You require a clinical examination along with investigations as Stool test, USG scan, Blood test so that the exact cause can be ruled out and treatment started accordingly.

Please do not ignore this.Consider visiting a Physician for evaluation.In mean time:
Take regular healthy diet.

Avoid tobacco in any form.

Try to avoid constipation, have more of salads and fibre in your diet.

Take care!


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