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  • Location: Connecticut
  • Age: Yes
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 3 years
  • Source: Community Acquired

I’ve been suffering from this infection for the past few years. When I was first diagnosed, I was shocked and thought this was something that only the elderly suffered from. It’s been 3 years since my first infection, and I still suffer daily. I’ve been through rounds of various antibiotics …

  • Location: Indiana
  • Age: Yes
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 4 months
  • Source: Other

I had emergency surgery for a ruptured appendix and was given SO MANY antibiotics in the hospital. I was also given Protonix for the acid reflux that resulted from all the antibiotics.  Looking at the list of risk factors for C. diff, I fit every one of them. I was hospitalized for …

  • Location: New Jersey
  • Age: 72
  • Gender: M
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

While many  of us who battle C diff have quick success with the usual antibiotics, the purpose of my entry here is to emphasize the high rate of success of the Fecal Microbiota Transplant. My C diff experience was such that A) a lengthy course of Vancomycin failed, B) a …