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Johanna Namminga
  • Location: Colorado
  • Age: Yes
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Other

I returned home from the hospital after my third fight with C. diff. I have had C. diff three times within a year, each time turning septic and severely endangering my life. Fighting this infection has caused severe lifestyle impairment and stress because of my inability to work or to …

Carol Raye
  • Location: Idaho
  • Age: N/A
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

In 2011 I had wrist surgery, which may be where I picked up C. diff spores. My dentist prescribed clindamycin 10 months later, and 24 days later I realized that I was very sick. When I finally saw my doctor, the infection had spread wildly. I had never heard of …

Steve Pew
  • Location: Texas
  • Age: 74
  • Gender: M
  • Length: 18 months and still have it
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

I offer this as a “nightmare” story of poor medical care. I found your website a few months ago and have used it several times to offer suggestions/questions to doctors who ignore me. Thank you for your website it is most useful! I had back surgery in January 2020 and …

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Media Alert: Peggy Lillis Foundation launches New PSA, Raises Money for C. diff Awareness Month

New York, NY (November 8, 2021)— The Peggy Lillis Foundation (PLF) has kicked off C. diff Awareness Month with a successful gala fundraiser, the launch of a new PSA, a continued goal of having C. diff designated as a Nationally Notifiable Disease, its third annual “See C. diff” campaign, and …

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