Best Homeopathic Medicines for Mucus in Stool
What is Mucus?
Mucus is a slippery, slimy, thick and jelly-like substance produced by the mucus membranes of the body such as intestines. The function of mucus is to protect and lubricate the tissues and organs against viruses, bacteria and fungi. Mucus is made of mucin, water and leukocytes. The small quantity of mucus in the stool is common or normal, but when a person passes a large amount of mucus in the stool, then it should be investigated. The appearance of mucus in stool may be transparent, yellow, white, blood, or green in color.
What are the Causes of Mucus in Stool?
The main causes of mucus in stool are:
- Crohn’s disease or (IBS)
- Bacterial and parasitic infections
- Ulcerative colitis
- Irritable bowel syndrome
- Cystic Fibrosis (a genetic disorder)
- Intestinal infection
- Malabsorption issues
- Anal fissures
- Anal fistulas
- Colon or rectal cancer
What are the Symptoms of Mucus in Stool?
The symptoms that may develop with mucus in stool are:
These symptoms develop depending on the cause behind the mucus in stool.
Homeopathic Treatment for Mucus in Stool
Homeopathic mode of treatment is an ideal and effective treatment for mucus in stool. It is a safe way to address this problem and the selection of homeopathic medicine for mucus in stool depends on the character of mucus and other symptoms such as abdominal cramps, diarrhea and rectal bleeding.
These remedies have the ability to treat mucus in stool and its associated symptoms. The top rated homeopathic remedies for this problem are Aloe Socotrina, Podophyllum, Nux Vomica, Merc Sol, Colchicum and Argentum Nitricum.
Homeopathic Medicines for Mucus in Stool
Aloe Socotrina – Homeopathic Medicine for Mucus in Stool with Diarrhea
Aloes is an ideal homeopathic treatment for mucus in stool. It acts well in cases where diarrhea is associated with mucus in stool. The stool passed is watery in nature and it has a large quantity of mucus in it. In addition, the patient also feels constant bearing down sensation in the rectum. Gurgling and rumbling in the rectum is also present. There is a desire to defecate immediately after eating or drinking anything. An urgency to pass stool is another important feature. The abdomen feels bloated and heavy apart from the previous features.
Podophyllum – Homeopathic Medicine for Yellow Mucus in Stool
Homeopathic medicine Podophyllum is an ideal choice for the treatment of mucus in stool. The stool of the person is yellowish or green in color and highly offensive in nature. The stool is gushing in nature and it is pushed out with force. Usually, the defecation is painless. Another symptom to indicate this medicine is prolapse of the rectum before or with stool. The anus may be sore and swollen and there may be a burning sensation is felt in the anus.
Nux Vomica – Homeopathic Medicine for Mucus in Stool with Pronounced Tenesmus
Nux Vomica is a top rated homeopathic medicine for mucus in stool. It acts well in cases of mucus in the stool when there is a recurrent urge to pass stool is present. The constant desire to pass stool is continual and ineffectual in nature. The person passes stool that is scanty and unsatisfactory with mucus in it. In addition, the patient also feels pain in the abdominal regions that get better after a while after defecation. Nausea, vomiting and acidity are the rest of the symptoms that may occur.
Merc Sol – Homeopathic Medicine for Mucus and Blood in Stool
Homeopathic medicine Merc Sol is an ideal choice for cases where mucus and blood both are present in the stool. It is associated with severe abdominal pain. The patient of this medicine feels a constant and recurrent desire to pass stool. The stool may have an offensive or sour smell and it is scanty in nature. Other features are burning sensation and severe pain in the anus. Flatulence of the abdomen may also arise.
Colchicum – Homeopathic Medicine for Transparent Jelly-Like Mucus in Stool
Colchicum is a homeopathic remedy for clear jelly-like mucus in stool. In these cases, the stool is changeable in color, it can be yellow, green, or red in character, and it may be watery and scanty. After passing the stool, the person feels an agonizing pain in the rectum for a long period. Another important symptom is severe pain in the abdomen which may be relieved from bending over. The person may also feel intense nausea.
Argentum Nitricum & Gambogia – Homeopathic Remedies for Green Mucus in Stool
Argentum Nitricum and Gambogia are the best homeopathic medicines for mucus in stool. The symptoms that indicate the usage of Argentum Nitricum are the desire to pass stool after eating or drinking, green mucus in stool, excessive gas and a distended and colicky abdomen from flatulence and stool is highly offensive in nature.
The main symptoms to use Gambogia are dark mucus in stool, forcible ejection of stool, gushing diarrhea, gurgling or rumbling sound in the abdomen.
Note: Medicines mentioned here are for information purpose only. Kindly do not self-medicate.
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