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Diarrhea, why large intestine blood and mucus?

  1. Nov 7, 2015 #1
    Why is that usually,

    Diarrohea due to large intestine problems usually cause blood and mucus diarrohea
    While diarrhoea due to small intestine problems usually cause watery diarrohea.

    Thanks :)
     
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  3. Nov 7, 2015 #2

    Evo

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    What is your source for this?
     
  4. Nov 8, 2015 #3

    berkeman

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    Yeah, blood in the stools is potentially very serious. It is not a "usual" thing, IMO...
     
  5. Nov 9, 2015 #4
    I think I have got confused. It seems that infections of large colon produces blood and mucus most of the time, because the nature of the bacteria that affect large colon,usually seems to penetrate deep and cause necrosis.
     
  6. Nov 9, 2015 #5

    Evo

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    It can be from something as simple as hemorrhoids. A doctor would have to check to see what the problem is.
     
  7. Nov 9, 2015 #6

    Evo

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    Please cite sources, we can't guess at what you are reading. Thank you.
     
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