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AboutI got c. diff last year after a month stay in hospital (and 6 weeks of antibiotics) fighting off necrotizing fasciitis (flesh eating disease) in my left hand.
A month after discharge I was rushed to hospital and diagnosed with c. diff and ultimately Toxic Mega Colon.
5 days after admittance I was given roughly 12 hrs to live unless I agreed to emerg surgery to remove my large intestine.
I now have an ileostomy and recurrent bouts of c. Diff infection in my small intestine. There have only been 43 cases recorded in north American medical journals of c. Diff in small intestine withing the last 19 years. The mortality rate rests around 70 percent.
I need support. I need help. I am scared and all alone.
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