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A 23-year-old female asked:

On vancomycin for c. diff. took 3 doses, still hurting, no appetite. normal? tried to eat smoked ham yesterday i was so hungry. today i am not.

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Dr. Tri Huynh
Gastroenterology 19 years experience
C. Diff/Vanco: If you have c. Difficile infection and taking vancomycin, it could take up to 2-3 days to see some improvement. If symptoms are not improved by then, you should talk to your physician to assess your responsiveness to current treatment.
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