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C. DIFF STORIES
Jazzy
  • Location: California
  • Age: 29
  • Gender: F
  • Length: >1 year
  • Source: Other

My name is Sonia and I’m 29 years old, and a mother of 3 kids. I would love to share my story and give hope to everyone that may think it’s hopeless to fight this horrible disease – C. diff. Since I was a little girl I never had any …

Trista
  • Location: Kentucky
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Other

At just 20 years old, my world was flipped upside down when I found out that I had a mysterious infection in my eyes. C. diff. I had never heard the words. After a bout of strep throat in January 2017 and a course of antibiotics, my strep was worse, …

Hailey Dixon
  • Location: Kansas
  • Age: 23
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 1 year, plus
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

I never thought at age 20 I would ever have to worry about where the closest bathroom is to me at all times. However that all quickly changed when I first came into contact with C. diff in May 2017.  During that month I was instructed to visit my local emergency …

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