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C. DIFF STORIES
Jacqueline
  • Location: Georgia
  • Age: 57
  • Gender: F
  • Length: One Year
  • Source: Other

My story is not just a C. diff story, but a story of struggles with being diagnosed. My problem was that I also had gallbladder problems at the same time I had C. diff. I’ll start at the beginning. In April of 2015 I started having severe burning in my stomach/gut. …

Wenda
  • Location: Nevada
  • Age: 57
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Nine Months
  • Source: Other

Back in September of 2015, I started experiencing bouts of diarrhea. After five days of nonstop diarrhea, my husband took me to the emergency room. Blood tests were done, but no stool sample was taken. The hospital sent me home with an anti-diarrheal medicine. On and off for the next …

Linda R.
  • Location: Washington
  • Age: 62
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 2 Weeks
  • Source: Other

Unlike in the lives of so many who struggle for months and years, as C. diff stories go, mine is rather unremarkable and short-lived. For that reason, I was hesitant to share my story. While I am grateful that this was the case, I am also keenly aware that C. …

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Christian John Lillis and Liam Lillis, co-founders of the Peggy Lillis Foundation, recently wrote a guest blog post for Prebiotin. PLF was proud to have Prebiotin as a Gala sponsor and supporter of the mission to build a nationwide C. diff awareness movement by educating the public, empowering advocates, and shaping policy. You …

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