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Jessica
  • Location: West Virginia
  • Age: 36
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Three Years
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

There’s so much more to my story, but this is the quick version. I’m still sick at this moment, and I am at a loss as to who to turn to if my doctor won’t respond to me. I am scared. I have a little boy and feel like—thanks to …

Jessica W.
  • Location: New York
  • Age: 26
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Five Months
  • Source: Other

I was diagnosed with C. diff in July 2016 after using antibiotics for my very first UTI. I started to not feel well about a week after finishing the antibiotic. I went to an urgent care where I was told I had a virus. I still wasn’t feeling well a …

Kristen
  • Location: Maryland
  • Age: 38
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Other

I contracted C. diff after taking antibiotics that I was prescribed to kill a parasite I picked up in Cancun, Mexico while on vacation with my hubby. I returned from Mexico with diarrhea, nausea, and horrible pain. I was prescribed Flagyl. Then my symptoms got worse, and I was prescribed …

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