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Mucus in Poop

The bowels and other areas of the body naturally contain mucus. Hence, mucus in poop is considered normal. However, if mucus in stool is present in abnormal amounts and/or is clearly visible, then it can be indicative of some underlying disease which needs to be medically treated. Patients with mucus in poop may also suffer […]

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Coughing Up Black Mucus

The function of mucus in the human body is to protect surfaces of internal organs from foreign particles, pathogens and harsh environments. In the stomach for instance the mucus lining shields the chamber from burning effects of hydrochloric acid. In the nasal region, dust and bacteria are trapped by phlegm to prevent them from getting […]

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Coughing up Dark Green Mucus

While mucus often appears as clear in color sometimes it develops another hue. Each color whether yellow, pink, brown or black is usually an indication of what is happening in the nasal passages. When the mucus is green it is usually a sign that the body’s immune system has been under attack and is vigorously […]

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Mucus Threads in Urine

Mucus is normally formed in the urinary tract and is a normal constituent of the urine. Mucus threads can be seen usually in the penis or urethra of a man or urethra and vagina of women. However, if excessive threads are seen then they might indicate an underlying pathology, which can include inflammation and infection […]

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