A 23-year-old male asked:
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on vanc. now for c diff. 2nd day on it. still loose stools. how long till improvement with stool? also my stool is soft green look. wipe its yellow

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Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience General Practice
C. Difficle: This is perfectly normal. You need to be patient. This is a very hard infection to get control over.
Answered on May 22, 2016
Dr. Michael Ein
47 years experience Infectious Disease
See below: The diarrhea usually improvs after 3-4 days of treatment but you need to complete the full 14 day treatment course. I would also recommend probiotic treatment with vsl#3 and florastor 1 capsule of each 2 time a day for 30 days. Note there is a 25% relase rate that necessitates retreatment.
Answered on Sep 13, 2017

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