c-diff

Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosed at Age 73 After C diff Post Op

I am very active (usually), have written and published a non-fiction book, love to play duplicate bridge, have completed a couple of marathons in my mid-fifties…..and hope for a great and productive future. But I am really scared about what may lie ahead. I lose sleep over seeing myself lying in a bed in a nursing home, wearing diapers and longing for the time when… Read More »Ulcerative Colitis Diagnosed at Age 73 After C diff Post Op

9 Rounds of Antibiotics – C-Diff Solutions Needed

Lori has had C-difficile since December, and 9 separate rounds of antibiotics have not been able to do the trick. Lori’s C-Diff Story: C-diff has changed my life so much, I can’t go to work because I work with people. I’ve lost 30 pounds, I have no appetite and I’m scared to leave the house because I might go to the bathroom in my pants.… Read More »9 Rounds of Antibiotics – C-Diff Solutions Needed

Battling Ulcerative Colitis and C-diff

My husband was diagnosed with UC in July 2015. Although he had mild symptoms prior to the official diagnosis (minor blood in stool), it was until he underwent a biopsy to rule out prostate cancer and they put him on multiple antibiotics prior to the procedure that set things in motion. We are from New Jersey, close to the Philadelphia area. My husband is an… Read More »Battling Ulcerative Colitis and C-diff

Is it Colitis Symptoms or C-Diff…There IS a Difference

Hey UC’ers, I hope you all are doing well, and I wanted to send out a quickie message since there is a bit of a nasty distant relative of ulcerative colitis that we all should be on the look out for.  His (maybe it’s a she…ok ok…) name is C-diff.  Or as some of the scientists might call it:  Clostridium difficile Infection. You can find… Read More »Is it Colitis Symptoms or C-Diff…There IS a Difference