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Am I more likely to contract clostridium difficile after a hospital stay?

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Dr. Michael Ein
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Yes

Yes. Especially if you received antibiotics in the hospital.
The symptoms are diarrhea, more than 3 loose stools per day with cramps and possibly fever. If you have these symptoms after a hospitalization call your doctor.

In brief: Yes

Yes. Especially if you received antibiotics in the hospital.
The symptoms are diarrhea, more than 3 loose stools per day with cramps and possibly fever. If you have these symptoms after a hospitalization call your doctor.
Dr. Michael Ein
Dr. Michael Ein
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