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C. DIFF STORIES
Yanick
  • Location: International
  • Age: 36
  • Gender: F
  • Length: More than a year
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

I am a 36-year-old woman living in Québec, Canada. I am a nurse. I’m married, and I have a little girl of sixteen months. My spouse has two other children. After my emergency caesarean delivery on May 19, 2016, I had to take antibiotics due to medical complications (I had …

Becky
  • Location: Illinois
  • Age: 33
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Two months
  • Source: Community Acquired

I went to the dentist for a toothache. He prescribed clindamycin. When I got home I researched it, as I do any medication I’m prescribed. I called my dentist and told him this antibiotic causes C. diff often, and asked if he could prescribe another. He told me that he’s …

Christina & Pearl
  • Location: Missouri
  • Age: 31
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Seven months
  • Source: Community Acquired

It was supposed to be the happiest time of my life. I had a great job and was engaged to be married. My fiancé and I were giddily planning our wedding, and all of life’s adventures stood before us. I nervously sat in the dentist’s chair for a root canal …

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