I have irritable bowel syndrome. Will a clostridium difficile infection cause complications?

Maybe. Ibs patients not at any greater risk for complications from c. Diff. C. Diff infection commonest after exposure to antibiotics (any, even for short periods, and up to 2-3 months after exposure), hospitalization, nursing homes, ibd, chemotherapy. Can cause watery diarrheal illness, all the way to life threatening complications. Any question, see your doc. Get stool testing.
Possible. Ibs symptoms may be exacerbated following a c diff infection . Typically , after eradication of c diff with appropriate treatment, ibs symptoms will gradually get back to baseline.
C difficile. Infection occurs in patients with or without ibs and carries the same riska and complication. Ibs patients are at no increased risk unless being treated with antibiotics.

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