Our stories come from a wide range of ages, locations, and other factors.
Source: Hospital Acquired
I am a retired Hospice nurse, and my first bout of C. diff was in 2013. I acquired it one week after being on Doripenem intravenously for Lyme, which was immediately stopped because of symptoms of C. diff. I knew immediately that I had C. diff: it was the classic …
Summer of 2016 should’ve been an exciting one. My husband, almost three-year-old son, and I were expecting our second child in early November. It started out just perfectly, our summer did. We were spending lots of quality time with our son, talking to him about his little brother. My mother-in-law …
In March 2011, I had my gall bladder removed due to it being infected and full of stones. I believe this is where my issues with C. diff. started. I was on a surgical unit in the hospital. I had antibiotics. As soon as I got home the diarrhea began. …