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C. DIFF STORIES
Nancy Tompkins
  • Location: New York
  • Age: no
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Other

Several years ago, I received clindamycin (should be taken off the market) for an infected tooth. As a result I got C. diff and all the symptoms that go with it. I was treated with vancomycin, and I felt better, but not completely normal. A few days upon completion, it …

Mario
  • Location: Illinois
  • Age: 34
  • Gender: M
  • Length:
  • Source: Hospital Acquired

I ended up going to the hospital in January 2021 for abdominal pain on the left side of my belly. First, I went to immediate care and was diagnosed through an x-ray showing that the stool was stuck. I went to Target and grabbed some stool softener which didn’t resolve …

Kay
  • Location: Arizona
  • Age: no
  • Gender: F
  • Length:
  • Source: Other

I am a public health dentist and practiced clinical dentistry for nearly 30 years. On January 11, 2022, I underwent periodontal surgery (tooth extraction and socket graft). The periodontist prescribed clindamycin for 6 days. There was no infection present, it was a “prophylactic” protocol to prevent possible infection. I returned …

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The Peggy Lillis Foundation for C. diff Education & Advocacy held our 7th Annual National C. diff Advocacy Summit both in person and virtually on May 2.  This year’s Summit had a variety of passionate speakers and panelists committed to C. diff education, antimicrobial stewardship, and patient advocacy. The Summit …

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