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C. difficile – Are your guts ever normal again?

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@patts I know how it feels being scared of relapse. i had to take two courses of vanco back to back. I was very very scared of relapse. I am 75 and my c. diff like yours felt like it came out of the blue, but also like you i had previously taken a bunch of antibiotics. In any case I was otherwise in pretty good health. I lost 9 lbs and like i said I was scared of relapse. A good friend who was a nurse practitioner kept reassuring me that my constitution was basically strong and so I wouldn't relapse. And i haven't and it's been 7 months. good luck to you. I think it is very promising that you haven't lost eight and feel okay and no pain.

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Thank you, Anna. I’m just a few days in to my second round of Vancomycin (this time a higher dose). I had another set of tests and should see results end of week. This has really cramped my style, lol. I hope I follow your record of no relapse!