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A 40-year-old female asked:

hx. of cdiff. on ceftin (cefuroxime) 4 uti now. having diarrhea. should i get cdiff stool test or wait till finish abx. can i take immodium for "d"? dr is out.

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Dr. John Leander Po
Infectious Disease 18 years experience
Call covering doc: Having a C diff history increases your risk of a recurrent C diff infection. If you are on Ceftin (cefuroxime) and experiencing similar C diff diarrhea symptoms, call the doctor who covering for your doctor who is away, so they can get the details of your case and determine if C diff testing needs to be done, with C diff therapy done concurrently.

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