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C diff virus versus bacteria

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Dr. Alekhya MD

diarea for 3 days went to dr office..aug 13th they tested my stole for c diff it was negative ... went to another dr on nov6.they did a 4 panel test on my stool..it came back positve for c diff ... View answer

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

I have had 10 episodes of C-diff since being hospitalized in XXXXXXX 2013 for six days. I have ... and just started Vanco again. After two days on Vanco I started the present C-diff episode. I have been ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Raju A.T ( General & Family Physician)
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. Panagiotis Zografakis MD

Is it possible to get infected with C DIff ( or something similar) by handling an envelope? I ... about things like this , since I developed hyper-vigilance after I had C Diff infection almost 2... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Panagiotis Zografakis ( Internal Medicine Specialist)
Dr. Robert Galamaga MD

Hello my name is XXXXXXX I am 41 years old recently diagnosed with c-diff for the second time. The flagyl seems to be working, in that I do not have diarrhea , or bloody stool, fever, but I am constipated ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Robert Galamaga ( Hematologist)

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Dr. Michelle Gibson James MD

My Mom has had the c diff virus that almost took her life from getting surgery at a hospital ... they share the same room. How contagious is this virus and what about us going in to visit her ? ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Michelle Gibson James ( General & Family Physician)
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)
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 house and stayed... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Jagadish Golabavi ( General & Family Physician)
Dr. Nishikant Verma MD

I work in a nursing home and one of our residents has C Diff. I m in full PPE every time I m ... if this could be the beginning of C Diff or what but it s ironic that it s just now happening... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Nishikant Verma ( General & Family Physician)
Dr.      Bhanu Partap MD

I have had very loose for almost two weeks. I had c-diff about a month ago. The stool sample I just .... I am in remission. Maybe my good bacteria has not returned. I m going to the doctor on may 17th ... View answer

Answered by : Dr. Bhanu Partap ( Cardiologist)

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Dr. Indu Kumar MD

Hello Thanks for writing to HCM Pneumonia can be due to bacteria or virus and less commonly due to fungus or parasites whereas PTB is due to mycobacterium tuberculosis. Bacterial pneumonia generally...

Dr.    Muhammad Sareer Khalil MD

both are different microrganisms and some cause different infections

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...