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How To Get Rid Of C Diff
Agree with above: The infection has a propensity to relapse hence, fecal matter transplantation should be considered in some cases to restore gut microbiome. Would try not taking antibiotics if can be avoided. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Clostridium difficile is also known as Clostridium Difficile infection. C. Diff, it is a spore forming bacillus that when the micro environment of the colon is modified by antimicrobials, it can germinate and elaborate a toxin causing pseudo membranous colitis, ...Read more
How long does it take to get rid of c-diff? I have been on antibiotics 3 times in the past 6 months and am still having symtoms
See below: If antibiotics, the conventional treatment, have not been effective, you may wish to discuss the option of fecal transplant with your doctor. See this site for more information in this topic. You may wish to contact a medical school near you to avail of this treatment. http://www.mayoclinic.org/medical-professionals/clinical-updates/digestive-diseases/quick-inexpensive-90-percent-cure-rate. ...Read moreGet help now ›
ID Doc says take Vancomycin during treatment if I need other antibiotics and seven days after treatment to try to prevent C Diff? Thoughts??
Fecal transplant: Fecal transplants have been shown to be effective in treating C diff. Please discuss this option with your doctor, in case you need to take antibiotics. ...Read moreGet help now ›
No diaherra but positive for c diff toxin b. Do i need treatment? Most i get is mild cramps. & slight temp. 99.8. For a bit then normal
Doctors advice: Not sure where the disconnect is here. We are not here to provide treatment or to interfere with the doctor providing you care. Asking us the asme question over and over is unnecessary. Take the medicine your physician recommends and be done with this. You have an infection and a fever! ...Read moreGet help now ›
What type of treatment would I need for Mrsa and c.diff and how do I stop them spreading? What if I've kissed or had sex can the other get it?
Antibiotics: MRSA is treated with Bactrim or clindamycin. C-diff is treated with flagyl or vancomycin. Both are spread by direct contact - touching either the MRSA wound or c-diff infected poop. ...Read moreGet help now ›
I have to be on low dose antibiotic( augmentin) nightly to prevent the severe uti's i get. Will taking probitoics help prevent c-diff infection?
We don't know.: To date there is no proven medical benefit in taking probiotics pills in the prevention of c-diff. ...Read moreGet help now ›
Have to on low dose augmentin to prevent utis i get. Will taking strong probiotics prevent c-diff and crohns, or antibiotic associated diarrhea?
Maybe: Augmentin is a pretty broad spectrum antibiotic. See if the doc can give you a narrower abx. I would definitely take probiotics but that may not prevent cdiff. Crohn's does not come from taking augmentin. ...Read moreGet help now ›
How many days after being off treatment can u get retested for clostridium difficile colitis to see if positive or negative.
Usually not: Re-tested as a matter of routine. If you are not better after the prescribed course of treatment then see your doctor or gastroenterologist asap for a re-evaluation of your condition. Don't wait to get more ill or dehydrated. ...Read moreGet help now ›
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