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C. DIFF STORIES
Loren
  • Location: New Jersey
  • Age: 42
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 4 months
  • Source: Community Acquired

I contracted strep throat from my child. Because I am allergic to penicillin and amoxicillin, the doctor prescribed clindamycin. Within 2 days of taking the antibiotic, I started to feel off. I felt really tired, weak and just all around not well. I stopped taking the antibiotic around day 6 …

Samantha P.
  • Location: Washington
  • Age: 29
  • Gender: F
  • Length: 6 Months
  • Source: Community Acquired

Samantha P. I am a 29-year-old woman from Washington. I am a wife to an amazing husband. I also used to be a student pursuing a graduate degree, and a fine art photographer, but illness and PTSD have stolen these things from me for the time being. My C. diff …

Melissa
  • Location: California
  • Age: 34
  • Gender: F
  • Length: On-going
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

Ignorance was bliss; this was how my C. diff journey began. In 2009 I was a healthy 26-year-old woman, I had just found out in the fall that I was expecting my first child. As a first-time pregnant mother, I was overjoyed with the adventures that would come with my …

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In preparation for our 2019 National C diff Summit and Lobby Day, ¬†Advocates Council members¬†were asked to reach out to their federal legislators to schedule appointments. Some Advocates were able to quickly secure their appointments, usually with a staff member. For others, it took some persistence. Frustratingly, each office had …

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