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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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Antibiotic medication and surgery in severe conditions are the main treatment options for Clostridium difficile infection. An estimated 20 percent of people with C. difficile become infected again after treatment, notes ... More »

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Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is a bacterium that can cause a range of symptoms, from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon, states Mayo Clinic. Although illness from the bacterium mostly affects ol... More »

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The symptoms of a Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, infection include watery diarrhea three or more times a day, abdominal pain or tenderness, blood or pus in the stool, fever, loss of appetite and weight loss, accordin... More »

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Clostridium difficile, or C. diff, is a bacterium that can cause a range of symptoms, from diarrhea to life-threatening inflammation of the colon, states Mayo Clinic. Although illness from the bacterium mostly affects ol... 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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Clostridium difficile spreads through feces, food, objects and surfaces that have the bacteria, explains Mayo Clinic. It spreads when people do not practice proper hygiene, when they do not wash their hands or clean the ... More »

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