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Karen S
  • Location: Colorado
  • Age: 62
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • 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 …

Michael Carter
  • Location: Maine
  • Age: 70
  • Gender: M
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

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 …

  • Location: Indiana
  • Age: 30
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 7 months
  • Source: Community Acquired

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 …