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C. DIFF STORIES
Michelle DePofe
  • Location: Michigan
  • Age: 43
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 10+ Years
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

When I was 33, I had to have a hysterectomy due to endometriosis.  For the next 9 years, I was treated by several doctors for IBS and was even hospitalized for Colitis at one point. But not one single doctor in all that time thought to test me for C. …

JESSICA S.
  • Location: International
  • Age: 28
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 5 months
  • Source: Community Acquired

In May 2020 I got strep throat.  So I was prescribed antibiotics.  After 10 days, my strep seemed to have cleared up.  While on the antibiotics, I started to develop diarrhea.  I wasn’t too concerned because this had happened to me before.  Usually, once I finished the medicine, it would …

Elizabeth
  • Location: Texas
  • Age: No
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

I developed viral pneumonia and was hospitalized. My immune system was weakened by pneumonia and I was treated with high-dose IV antibiotics. Once I went home I became busy with learning how to care for my newly diagnosed diabetes. I began having excessive diarrhea, which I ignored for six weeks. …

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