Colon Problems: Mucus, weird shapes, gass, floating

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For about two and a half year now I have problems with my colon. It started with mucus with the stool along with weird shaped stool. I have visited the docter many times about this and also two times with a colon doc. They have made Xrays of my colon 1 year ago and about 1 month ago. The xray from a year ago showed that my entire colon was full of stool. The Colon Doc said is was due to a lazy colon and my own doc said it was IBS. Since the last year I have been taking daily 3 times Volcolon (fibers) which sometimes makes the stool seem normal. But most of the time the stool is mussy, flat, thin, sometimes thick, shapeless etc. Now since the last two days i noticed very small bright red dots of (what I believe is) blood on the toilet paper after whiping. This is freaking me out. I have made another appointment on Monday but some feedback in the meantime would be great. I have made a picture of my last stool which can be seen here (Warning Graphic!):

http://www.pixentral.com/show.php?picture=1MaZZm0Wof8KeTQmEOSRWUVsA6yH1

And also a pic of the blood on the toilet paper which can be seen here:

http://www.pixentral.com/show.php?picture=1MtMWv3XakbcTsQOO4uUQVoaaO3YU0

A summary of my colon problems:

- Mucus

- Weird looking stool

- Lots of gass

- Little bits of undigested food in stool

- Several bowel movements a day

Sometimes I have a couple of days or weeks in a row where the stool looks normal which relaxes me but now with the blood my stress level is really high. My problems started after a long time of severe stress. I as 23 when it started and are now 26.

Any feedback on what you might think is the cause of these problems and especially what the dots of blood mean would be great. Again I am visiting the docter on monday again. Thanks.

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    Your colon doctor should have taken a colonoscopy test. It can be ibs but blood with stool should be properly investigated.

    What is your age?

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    It could be malasorption problem. along with IBS or possibly colitis. Keep us posted.
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    It sounds a lot like Candidiasis, look it up
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    Hello Peter.

    Did you manage to get a diagnosis for your condition.

    If it's bright red blood when you wipe on the tissue it will most likely be a bit from where you have wiped or from the stool when you was having your BM.

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    Hi, Peter, I am in similar condition, it has been a year that poop comes floating plus sinking at in one poop malformed, too much gas as much as 150 plus, no stomach pain, in start of issue a year back it was making me go again and again but not urge only but poop was also present every time, it just weird to tell, I had an anal fissure and a Lis with close method surgery was done 2 years before this issue, this disease made my fissure discomforts a better or worse on different days but DR says fissure is healed, this is due to some infection which is treated but given you IBS, I am taking colofac though I do not suffer and stomach pain after taking many antibiotics in past this is only medicine along with Nexium which I use for throat reflux, I had a sigmoidoscopy and result was Mild hyperemia (flow of blood ) and mucus and after that good round of antibiotics was done and now colofac though I am not improving, between it I also took latest IBS meds an antiseptic antibiotic, probiotic and a med that change brain neurotransmitter for stress depression, none of the benefits so I went to old general surgeon he said colofac is all that should be consume but its a year no improvement . please peter share your story now after 3 years I even used herbal neem etc none benefit, Dr says it's not colon cancer but still do not tell me it is truly IBS or colitis,crohn, diverticulitis, mega colon etc May be its due to fissure surgery lateral internal spinchtromy but it started 2 year after surgery . i really need help.

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