Our stories come from a wide range of ages, locations, and other factors.
Source: Community Acquired
I contracted C. diff after being prescribed Clindamycin for strep throat. I never felt quite right while on the antibiotic, but my battle really started about two weeks after finishing the Clindamycin. I am allergic to Amoxicillin but had taken Azithromycin years before with no ill effects. My doctor did …
I am a 70-year-old man living in North East Maine. I have had multiple surgeries for mostly orthopedic issues, with three of the surgeries resulting in full-blown C. diff, caused by antibiotics to prevent infection. Before my last surgery, my physician consulted with the hospital Infectious Disease Committee, who advised that …
Long story short, I contracted C. diff from 4 rounds of Clindamycin due to my very first root canal. I had it for 7 months. I went in to urgent care when it first started and they gave me an EIN test that came back negative. A few days later …