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Fecal transplants: A therapy whose time has come

Posted by @Margaret_Marie in Digestive Health, Mar 5, 2014

Clostridium difficile is a dangerous infection that is not always successfully treated by antibiotics. A randomized study showed fecal transplants to be a more effective treatment approach than antibiotics and since then, studies have shown a 90% cure rate using fecal transplants. Now, researchers are interested in trying this therapy as a possible treatment for inflammatory bowel diseases.

Tags: fecal transplants, transplants, LA Times, Mayo Clinic Arizona, Clostridium Difficile, C difficile, inflammatory bowel disease


Posted by @olboy1140, Apr 27, 2014

i have heard this before and am becoming convinced that that course of prolonged strong antibiotics have all but destroyed all the beneficial flora in the large intestine except for c diff that was untouched and was free to have its way with my health

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