What Is Rectal Mucus?

Q:
What is rectal mucus?

A:
Mucus is a slimy, slippery fluid that acts as a lubricant and protects various structures in the body.

When the gastrointestinal tract becomes infected or undergoes frequent irritation, the mucus-secreting cells may begin to produce excess mucus, which is passed through the rectum.

To learn more you should go to a medical professional.

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