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Sara W.
  • Location: New Hampshire
  • Age: 63
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

I believe I caught C. diff in the hospital while having trauma surgery on my left knee and tendons from a bad fall on icy stairs. I also returned to the doctor’s office many times after the surgery; I could have caught it in that building. Having been in so many doctor’s office …

Julie
  • Location: Tennessee
  • Age: 49
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Two Months
  • Source: Other

I had what was supposed to be a routine colonoscopy in April 2016. My doctor instructed me to use SUPREP to clean myself out for the procedure. The SUPREP made me very ill! I immediately got stomach pain, intestinal pain, severe diarrhea, and weakness. I had my colonoscopy at about …

Ashley
  • Location: California
  • Age: 27
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Seven Months
  • Source: Community Acquired

When I was first diagnosed with C. diff, I was relieved to finally have a diagnosis, but had no idea the slow recovery I had in store for me. I was dismissed several times by my primary doctor and at urgent care clinics for about two weeks as having the stomach …

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