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Dr. Michael Jones
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Probiotics: May be helpful. Aside from that youse benefit from flagyl.
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Dr. Stephen Scholand
23 years experience Infectious Disease
C. diff treatment: The best treatment for C. diff is not to get it in the first place, as it can form 'spores' and come back later any time you take antibiotics. As far ... Read More

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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
39 years experience Gastroenterology
To avoid diarrhea...: It would be prudent to avoid foods that promote diarrhea ; gut distension while you're treating your infection. Aside from any foods your pharmacist a ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
24 years experience Emergency Medicine
No problem: Your GI tract is already upset, so protein from regular meal or condensed bar will not change much. You might try 'live culture' yogurt along with it, ... Read More
A 71-year-old female asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
23 years experience Family Medicine
C. diff: Not that I am aware of. I don't think you need to follow any certain diet. Just stay away from caffeine, dairy, fried and fatty foods or any other foo ... Read More
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A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gregory Hines
24 years experience Family Medicine
Yes and no: You are likely being treated with Flagyl (metronidazole). For that, you should not drink anything with alcohol in it, including cough medications, wh ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Victor Yang
37 years experience Gastroenterology
See your doctor: Persistence of diarrhea after therapy for c. Diff. May indicate failure of treatment which is not uncommon. See your doctor to confirm cure or try dif ... Read More
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A 32-year-old male asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Garlic: There are as well reports claiming that use of garlic or garlic extract helped in clearing infection eventually. Otherwise I do not see how using garl ... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Andras Koser
40 years experience Internal Medicine
It depends: In general it is ok to drink ensure. Can aggravate your diarrhe. Do you still have diarrhea? Is your c. Dif treated?
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Joey Bluhm
17 years experience General Surgery
Yogurt: Fiber and yogurt. Also keep hydrated with fluids. Stay in contact with your pediatrician.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Rochester
26 years experience Family Medicine
Unlikely: If you consume contaminated food it could. Mostly it comes from medical treatment of infection with antibiotics that alter the normal balance of bact ... Read More
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