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C. DIFF STORIES
Jessica L.
  • Location: New York
  • Age: 38
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

Jessica L. C. diff Story My C. diff story began at the end of my pregnancy with my second child, my son, who was born in October 2015. I was put on Clindamycin after the Metronidazole I was prescribed six or seven times for bacterial vaginosis that caused me to …

Allie
  • Location: Minnesota
  • Age: 22
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Other

No antibiotics. No visits to a hospital or nursing home. No idea what C. diff was. I was a happy, healthy 22-year-old woman. I tell people that 2018 isn’t my year. It has been months, so let me start from the beginning. As a warning, this will be blunt, honest …

Ashlee
  • Location: New York
  • Age: 20
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Three Years
  • Source: Community Acquired

As a child, I had always been very sick and required many different antibiotics for various things. In high school I had strep throat 10 times in one year (each time requiring antibiotics) and eventually got my tonsils out in 2013. Even though getting my tonsils out helped the strep …

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