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how long am i contagious after starting vancomycin for c diff?

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Dr. Lori Lange
Specializes in Family Medicine
Depends: Depends on if your symptoms totally resolve on the vancomycin. Generally 10 to 14 days. However some people are carriers and have no symptoms. Get a stool check when you feel better to answer this question totally.
Answered on Nov 14, 2017

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