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Gail
  • Location: Rhode Island
  • Age: 64
  • Gender: F
  • Length: A few weeks
  • Source: Long-term Care Facility-acquired

As told by her daughter, Meg. My name is Meghan Mimnaugh. I am writing this story for my Mom, Gail, aka “Meg’s Mom.” My mom was 64 years young when she died from C. diff colitis on August 5, 2012. I was 27 years old at the time. My mom …

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 …

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