A 48-year-old female asked:
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i started flagyl 3 days ago for c-diff, im i still contagious.can c-diff be hard stool with thick/sticky like mucus?

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Dr. Johnny Green
40 years experience Colon and Rectal Surgery
Diarrhea-contagious: Since only 80% of c diff responds to Flagyl you should consider yourself contagious at least until the diarrhea resolves. There is also a relatively high recurrence rate so the real answer is you are potentially contagious until the diarrhea resolves and stays gone for a couple of weeks...
Answered on Dec 9, 2015
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