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Antibiotics causing c. diff

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Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

I had C dif last year. it cleared completely and i am healthy young 50 year old. i presently have ... worry about c dif again. Am i more susceptible because I have had it once? and if i take tons of pro ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Noble Zachariah MD

I have taken flagyl for 10 days and then for 14 days to get rid of C-dif caused by too much antibiotics given for a infection due to ant bites. My c-diff has now returned and the doctor... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Noble Zachariah ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

I just finished a 10 day course of antibiotics for a C Diff infection. I am feeling much better ... had diarrhea today that only bothered her when she eats. I insisted she call her doctor for a... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Raju A.T MD

this continued use of antibiotics only contribute to the episodes of C-diff? I would be willing to look ...I have had 10 episodes of C-diff since being hospitalized in XXXXXXX 2013 for six days. I... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.  Klerida Shehu MD

. Went to ER and after a CT and blood and stool tests, found out that I had C-Diff. I was not on antibiotics before this and was at a nursing home with mom through mid January. CT scan showed thickening ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Klerida Shehu ( Gastroenterologist)

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Dr. Jagadish Golabavi MD

I just spent time with my friend who was treated forcdiff a few weeks ago. She is actually taking antibiotics again because they believe she might still have it or it is reocurring. I ate some food in her ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jagadish Golabavi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.    Mohammed Taher Ali MD

Hi, I was diagnosed with C-diff about 3 weeks ago I am on my second round of antibiotics ... years ago. Can the c diff affect the dysplasia in any way to make it reoccur? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Mohammed Taher Ali ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar MD

I have just started a 10-day round of vancomycin for a reocurrence of C-diff (caused by an antibiotic taken for sinus infection: amoxicillin clavulanate). How long before I can expect relief from ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Kaushal Bhavsar ( Pulmonologist)
Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel MD

hi dot what antibiotic is used for c diff YYYY@YYYY ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhagyesh V. Patel ( General Surgeon)
Dr. Shabnam Ardev MD

with a severe case of c-diff and now she has a recurrence of it again. She is on Flagyl this week for this infection. .I have 3 questions. Number 1, what can I do, as her caregiver, to help her not get... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Shabnam Ardev ( General & Family Physician)

Mobile Questions and Answers

Dr.  Chobufo Ditah MD

Hi an dthanks so much for this query. C. diff can be treated with vancomycin orally and if it fails, metronidazole. If both drugs should fail, then you may consider to go in for stool transplantation as a...

Dr. Vinay Bhardwaj MD

You are contagious as long as you are having loose stools. Once the loose stools stop, the patient is no longer contagious.

Dr. Hari Charan Perigela MD

Hi Cl.difficile infection is difficult to treat. I prescribe Antibiotic like vancomycin and Oral metronidazole to my patients with similar infection. It will take some time. Nothing to worry. It will come down....