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  • Location: Florida
  • Age: 69
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Nine Months
  • Source: Other

My story is a warning to ALWAYS take a probiotic or drink kefir when taking an antibiotic. Had I done that, I would not have gotten C. diff. In addition, you must be your own advocate for care. I was prescribed Clindamycin in May 2016 by an oral surgeon. I became …

  • Location: Washington
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Two Months
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

Before getting C. diff, I was a normal twenty year-old—going to college, working, and more worried about my GPA than the possibility of a hospital infection or even dying. After being admitted to the hospital to have a small bowel resection, the night before my release I came down with …

  • Location: New York
  • Age: 79
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Three months
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

As told by her daughter, Paula I am writing this on behalf of my mom, Josephine Zampardi, who died of C. diff in 2007. My mom was a beautiful, giving woman that was capable of owning and caring for her own home. She had a slight heart ailment, but other …