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C. DIFF STORIES
Amy
  • Location: Ohio
  • Age: 38
  • Gender: F
  • Length: Two Years
  • Source: Other

I contracted a C. diff Infection after taking a prescribed antibiotic for a skin infection in 2013. I had NO IDEA what was going on; I was becoming sicker with no explanation or help. I was misdiagnosed for over two months, and I was in very poor health at the time …

Sheila Ewer
  • Location: Minnesota
  • Age: 58
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 1.5 years
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

Please let me start out by saying that I am a former national champion gymnast. C. diff and my knee replacement changed my life forever. I got C. diff during a stay at Mercy Hospital in Minnesota for a knee replacement in June 2016. I went undiagnosed for three months. I was …

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 …

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