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Just a note, I'm completely serious here. All content is factual, including comments concerning the influence of religion on the subject. Please do not tell me it's not a NPOV, because it is. I am a crap expert and have read extensively on the subject. As noted in the article, this is a work in process. I plan to write more extensively about medical uses of bodily fluids, traditions, folklore, sex, etc. Anyone who is knowledgeable on the subject, feel free to help out. Thanks. vudu 03:22, 23 Sep 2003 (UTC)

Judging by the list, someone doesn't know the difference between a solid, a fluid, and a gas. -- Someone else 19:16, 11 Nov 2003 (UTC)
Gee, thanks for those productive comments, they certainly improved the quality and credibility of Wikipedia. vudu 02:19, 12 Nov 2003 (UTC)


They would have if you had acted on them. Instead, I will. If you want to write about all kinds of excreta, perhaps you should use another title. -- Someone else 04:12, 12 Nov 2003 (UTC)
Flatus is a fluid. "A subset of the phases of matter, fluids encompass liquids and gases (and plasmas)." If you can't trust Wikipedia....
If you wanna argue, pull my finger. --Charles A. L. 14:36, Nov 12, 2003 (UTC)
You got in ahead of me. I was just going to say that gases are fluids. Also although faeces are usually solid I don't really see tha harm in having them on the page. theresa knott 14:43, 12 Nov 2003 (UTC)

just some thing blood was in both lists and as it is often got outside the body eg cuts i thought the first list is best plese correct me if im wroung —Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.22.180.52 (talk) 21:58, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

Doesn't the term "body fluid" include extracellular fluid, intracellular fluid, cerebrospinal fluid, blood etc. and not only secretions as it is said in the fist sentence? —Preceding unsigned comment added by 95.115.57.209 (talk) 13:37, 9 May 2010 (UTC)

Popular culture[edit]

HOW did this page previously avoid any mention of Dr. Strangelove? What could possibly be more relevant to the issue of bodily fluids than that? I've taken the liberty of adding a stubbity section on "bodily fluids in popular culture", because I think there's actually something interesting to say there even apart from Strangelove, like the difference between "violence" and "fantasy violence" coming down largely to visible blood. 69.140.12.199

just some thing blood was in both lists and as it is often got outside the body eg cuts i thought the first list is best plese correct me if im wroung —Preceding unsigned comment added by 92.22.180.52 (talk) 21:57, 28 May 2008 (UTC)

Anal Excretion[edit]

Once I had this excretion from my rectal passage. It was a huge blob of phlegm-like goo. It was phlegmy in textural consistency. Visually it was clear in colour and surprisingly very clean. I am wondering if there is a name for this bodily fluid and which gland produces it. I suspect we all have this goo all the time but never notice it as it is mixed into the faeces. However, on this rare once-off occasion I happened to get the goo without the faeces, so was able to witness it. Is this chyme, or is that something different? Any protologists out there?149.167.200.118 13:14, 2 September 2006 (UTC)

Restricted scope?[edit]

Why does this page restrict the use of the term to only the HUMAN body? All living creatures have bodies containing fluids. And the Random House Dictionary of 2012 (as can be seen on dictionary.com) specifically mentions "the body of a human or animal". -- Jokes Free4Me (talk) 20:57, 3 February 2012 (UTC)