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Pus cells are commonly found in healthy stool, and they help to ease the passage of stool, according to About Health. However, these pus cells are not visible to the human eye. If pus, or mucus, is visible in the stool, ... More »

The causes for excessive mucus in the stool include irritable bowel syndrome and ulcerative colitis, according to About.com. Other causes for excessive mucus in the stool include anal fissures, bacterial infections, bowe... More »

The symptoms of C. difficile in children include watery diarrhea, nausea, loss of appetite, abdominal pain and fever, according to AboutKidsHealth. WebMD notes that in severe cases, the colon may become inflamed, blood o... More »

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Heme-negative stool is feces that tests negative for concentrations of heme, a component of the blood protein hemoglobin, according to MedBroadcast. Guaiac fecal occult blood tests use heme concentrations to determine th... More »

The symptoms of diarrhea include bloating, abdominal cramps, abdominal pains, blood in the stool, loose and watery stool, and fever, states Mayo Clinic. In young children, diarrhea can swiftly cause dehydration. Therefor... More »