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Mar 10, 2017 · Life after C. difficile

Cristi,

How are they doing the FMT? and what state are you in? Have you seen an infectious disease doctor for this? If they are not doing a colonoscopy with the FMT, they should be. Very sorry to hear this!

Feb 9, 2017 · Life after C. difficile

PS, I am only 26 and perfectly healthy other than heartburn 🙁 and yes, on vanco for the 2nd time! already did the taper. My gastro and infectious doctor truly are amazing…. so glad i live in Seattle.

Feb 9, 2017 · Life after C. difficile

Wow, almost 1 year. That is excellent progress! So we have the spores forever? I am on Florastor twice daily, don’t think i will ever get off of it because of how great it’s been. What else are you taking? Sounds like you and i have had it worse than a lot of others who magically recover after 1 course of flagyl, who are those people?!

Feb 9, 2017 · Life after C. difficile

Have you had FMT? I too suffer from Reccurent UTIs, this is all because of excessive antibiotic use from my idiot doctor for hormonal ACNE!!! ugh….

Feb 9, 2017 · Life after C. difficile

This is very helpful, I am battling this still after 7 months and 4 courses of antibiotics (Flagyl, Vanco- on my 2nd taper). I have the FMT scheduled and curious to know how long it’s been since you’ve had yours. Very worried of going through this all over again and worse putting my best friend through this process again.

Feb 9, 2017 · Life after C. difficile

Sarah,

Sorry to hear your pain. I am going through the same thing and have been battling this bug for 7 months. I have relapsed 3 times and probably had a false negative the last time. My infections disease doctor also told me that until i have the transplant, i will always get this again considering the spores. I am in the process of being setup for the FMT, how long has it been since you had yours? I am worried that this will come back eventually and will have to go through it all over again.

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