Can you be 'cured' from c-diff, or are you always colonized with it? | allnurses

Can you be 'cured' from c-diff, or are you always colonized with it?

  1. 0 Can you be 'cured' from c-diff, or are you always colonized with it? Is someone really only contagious when they have diarrhea, or anytime they have a stool?
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    About lissaq10

    Joined May '11; Posts: 19; Likes: 1.

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  3. Visit  TheCommuter profile page
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    Your post has been moved to the General Nsg. Discussion for more responses and feedback. Good luck to you!
  4. Visit  sapphire18 profile page
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    If someone has cdiff, they are always contagious whether having stools or not at that moment in time.I believe 2 negative stool samples will show that the person is no longer infected.
  5. Visit  MillieT profile page
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    Yes, medication can cure it most of the time, then there's the lovely fecal transplant I've read about a couple of times.

    ~millie
  6. Visit  Esme12 profile page
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    Yes you can be cured of C-diff and some people have a chronic infection. SO it is a little of both.
    Guttercat likes this.
  7. Visit  loriangel14 profile page
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    Yes you can be cured and then just live normally with no concerns. It happened to a friend of mine about 5 years ago.She has no lasting effects.
    Anne36 likes this.


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