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C. DIFF STORIES
Apryl G.
  • Location: Ohio
  • Age: 59
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Four Months
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

The first week of May 2011 I was treated in the Emergency Room of our local hospital for a kidney stone. I was put on an antibiotic and sent home. One week later, I was back in the Emergency Room and was diagnosed with C. diff. I was admitted to …

Lisa N.
  • Location: Missouri
  • Age: 47
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Nine Years
  • Source: Community Acquired

I’ve sat to write my C. diff story many times before. I now sit here, only three months past my last dose of another long course of Dificid. I’ve been fighting C. diff for the last nine years of my life–each and every year. I have been sick with or …

Peggy Lillis
  • Location: New York
  • Age: 56
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 6 days
  • Source: Community Acquired

As told by her son, Liam. On Tuesday, April 13, my mom had a root canal, and the dentist prescribed the antibiotic Clindamycin to treat an abscess. The next day, she felt fine. On Thursday, mom came home from work and said she didn’t feel well. Thinking she caught a …

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