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Rise in c. diff cases is concern

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When doctors prescribe antibiotics such as clindamycin, patients need to be alert and concerned about c. diff. When antibiotics overwhelm the bacteria in the colon, a patient can become severely sick and dehydrated, and the colon can suffer. C. diff, if not addressed, can prove fatal. There are occasions where c. diff is the result of medical malpractice.

When prescribed powerful anti-biotics, ask your doctor many questions about what to do if diahrea, and flu-like symptoms, present. Be certain family memebers or a neighbor is aware that you are on theis medication so that they