C Diff – Discover 9 Things You Should Know

 

What is C Diff? It sickens 500,000 people per year in the USA alone. It contributes to the death of 30,000 people in the USA every year.┬áC. difficile is a bacteria found in the gut of many. It is prevented from harming us by the action of other bacteria. When these ‘good’ bacteria are killed by antibiotics taken for other medical conditions, C Diff can then create severe illness in the intestine.

We monitor the latest c.diff trends every day. We want to help you discover answers to the key questions about c.difficile.

1 What is c difficile (c diff)? Clostridium Difficile is a bacteria found in soil, animals and humans. It has the ability to form spores that are hard to destroy. Read More

2 What are the symptoms of a c difficile infection? These include a fever, stomach cramps and often diahrrea. Learn the difference between mild and severe c.diff. Read More

3 How do I know I have c difficile? A guide to c.difficile tests and why knowing what strain of c diff infection you have is important. Read More

4 What is the c diff treatment? It may be simple as withdrawing antibiotics. It could be special drugs. in hard to treat cases it may need a fecal transplant Read More

5 Is there a C.Diff diet? Simple suggestions to help you recover from an infection Read More

6 The C Difficile Fecal Transplant Therapy Explained It sounds gross but it cures 90% of the people who have chronic c difficile Read More

7 The C Diff Smell – 6 Key Facts For You C.Difficile sufferers and their nurses and carers talk of a very distinctive smell Read More

8 C Difficile Colitis – What is it? Bad cases of c diff infection can damage the lining of the intestine.Read More

C Difficile Contagious – How do you catch it Some people catch C Diff in hospital but there are many other possible ways it is transmitted Read More