What is C Difficile? 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.
C. difficile is a bacteria found in the gut of many. This potentially dangerous bacteria 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.
What is c difficile (c diff)?
What are the symptoms of a c diff infection?
These include a fever, stomach cramps and often diahrrea. Learn the difference between mild and severe c.diff. Read More
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
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
Is there a C.Diff diet?
Simple suggestions to help you recover from an infection Read More
The C Diff Fecal Transplant Therapy Explained
It sounds gross but it cures 90% of the people who have chronic c difficile Read More
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
C Diff Colitis – What is it?
Bad cases of c diff infection can damage the lining of the intestine.Read More
C Diff 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