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Phyllis Alsterberg
  • Location: New York
  • Age: 56
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Ongoing
  • Source: Other

In May of 2019 after receiving the incredible news of being in remission of stage four cancer, I began having severe diarrhea. I already had IBS-D and initially wasn’t concerned. I contacted my GI who decided to do a stool test. I had never heard of C. diff before. My …

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 …