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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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Peggy Lillis Foundation for C. diff Education & Advocacy convened the third annual C. diff Lobby Day on April 21, 2021. The date had special resonance for our community being the 11th anniversary of our namesake’s death. 27 volunteers from PLF’s Board, Advocates Council and Scientific Advisory Council met with …

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