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Common treatments for Clostridium difficile colitis, or C. difficile, involve having the patient stop taking the antibiotic that caused the condition and prescribing other antibiotics, advises Mayo Clinic. In recurrent c... More »

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Treatment with antibiotics is a common cause of Clostridium difficile disease, according to MedicineNet. Antibiotics destroy certain healthy bacteria in the gut, and this causes the overgrowth of C. difficile bacteria, s... More »

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Infection with the Clostridium difficile bacteria causes infectious diarrhea, known as Clostridium difficile colitis. While Clostridium difficile, also known as C. difficile, isn't as common as other intestinal bacteria,... More »

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Clostridium difficile colitis is a condition marked by diarrhea, fever and abdominal cramps caused by irritation and swelling of the colon due to Clostridium difficile bacteria, according to WebMD. Also known as C. diffi... More »

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Symptoms of C. difficile colitis include watery diarrhea that may contain blood and pus, explains Mayo Clinic. These episodes may occur anywhere between 3 and 15 times a day, depending on the severity of the infection, a... More »

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Treatment options for C. difficile include antibiotics, fecal microbiota transplant (FMT), probiotics and surgery, according to The Mayo Clinic. The type of treatment used depends on the severity and recurrence of the in... More »

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The Mayo Clinic lists good nutrition and the intake of lots of fluids as supportive home treatments for C. difficile, while Earth Clinic recommends that patients use probiotics, activated charcoal and bentonite clay. Web... More »

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