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Debra Spencer
  • Location: Missouri
  • Age: 68
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 9 months
  • Source: Other

I got C.diff following an emergency room visit for a salivary stone, where Clindamycin was prescribed. The stone resolved itself, but now I have been fighting C.diff for nine months. I missed being present for my mother’s final illness and death, as I could not visit her in the hospital …

John
  • Location: Iowa
  • Age: no
  • Gender: M
  • Length: 6 months
  • Source: Other

Approximately three years ago I was diagnosed with C. diff. I had not been on any antibiotics but had taken Omeprazole for several years and was tapering off of it, which is when I started to have issues. I believe it was the Omeprazole that caused my C. diff. The …

Melissa
  • Location: Florida
  • Age: 44 at the time
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Several Months
  • Source: Other

About seven years ago I started having severe abdominal cramps and diarrhea multiple times a day. At first, I didn’t think much of it, because I had always had a sensitive stomach (nothing diagnosed) and I was under a lot of stress at the time. Things continued to get worse. …