What kind of poop do you have with C. diff?

Clostridium difficile (C. diff) infection can cause a variety of symptoms related to the digestive system, and one of the most common is diarrhea.

The diarrhea caused by C. diff is typically watery and may be accompanied by abdominal cramps and pain. The color of the stool can vary, but it can be usually be watery, and sometimes may have a foul smell. Diarrhea may be as often as 5 or more times a day.

The consistency of the stool can also be loose, mushy or even liquid-like, and in some cases, it may be accompanied by blood or mucus.

It’s important to note that not all cases of C. diff will have these characteristics and it’s important to see a healthcare professional for proper diagnosis.