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Can c diff cause short-term memory problems in an 87 yr old with no previous memory problem?

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Dr. Michael Dugan
Internal Medicine - Hematology

In brief: I do not think

Of c diff per se.
However, any acute illness in an elderly patient can result in cognitive deficits. If it is related to the stress of the illness and changes in routine it will likely improve as the patient does.

In brief: I do not think

Of c diff per se.
However, any acute illness in an elderly patient can result in cognitive deficits. If it is related to the stress of the illness and changes in routine it will likely improve as the patient does.
Dr. Michael Dugan
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