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« on: July 01, 2017, 10:03:47 AM »

i was just resently  in the hospitol
and was in for a week
i had a temp of 102 and the chils
i knew  i had another bactral infction
this time i have both mrsa and  the c :cuddle; deff infection again

there is several questions i need to know
according to what :the nurse told my dad and i   was told  by my sister
from the nurse
which doesnt make sense for i was never told this
im not allowed near elderly people or even small chlldren
and while i was in the hospitol
my doc back up was asking me about who my advocate
and do i want  them to use cpr.. and the whole course
sounds like he was trying to say im a goner
well geeze a nice way to put it
im not ready to go
im fighting to see my grandkids get married
and make accomplishments
and every sense my daughter was little
i have stated im going to live untill im 64yrs old
hey thats 10yrs from now
you never know i can live longer
with all this crap








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« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2017, 09:08:52 PM »

C. diff is (clostiridum diifficile) can be a side effect of certain antibiotics, and is very contagious.  I am not surprised by the no-contact instructions.

The upside is is a c. diff diagnosis (and often just a c. diff history) gets you a private room when you are in the hospital.
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« Reply #2 on: July 02, 2017, 03:31:34 AM »

Hi babycake I hope you are feeling a bit better now. As far as I know with Cdif you are not allowed near kids, immune compromised people, elderly etc because it is incredibly contagious as Simon said.
I've grown up being asked if I want CPR since I was 18. I'm 52 now so I don't think just being asked if you want CPR actually means your end is nigh.

So don't worry about that, and get yourself to at least 64 girl.

Lots of love, luck and strength, Cas
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I started out with nothing and I still have most of it left

1983 high proteinloss in urine, chemo, stroke,coma, dialysis
1984 double nephrectomy
1985 transplant from dad
1998 lost dads kidney, start PD
2003 peritineum burst, back to hemo
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« Reply #3 on: July 02, 2017, 03:34:26 AM »

One of our members (AngiePKD) had C. dff.  and cured it using a fecal implant. You can do a search of the forum.  Sorry you are infected with both as they are both awful.
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« Reply #4 on: July 02, 2017, 06:44:14 AM »

One of our members (AngiePKD) had C. dff.  and cured it using a fecal implant. You can do a search of the forum.  Sorry you are infected with both as they are both awful.
http://ihatedialysis.com/forum/index.php?topic=33692.0
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« Reply #5 on: July 02, 2017, 07:32:47 AM »


C-Diff AGAIN?

How long ago was the last round of C-Diff?  I'd certainly be wanting to figure out how this came about again as although it is very difficult, it can be done, and I would be making awful sure that I was not exposing myself to it again.

There is a whole LOT of ongoing research into intestinal bacteria, there are far more benefits from most bacteria than the terrible sickness cause by what we are labeling the 'bad' bacteria.

Having the right colonies of 'Good' bacteria we are finding out is critical to maintaining health.  We are still yet a long way from that magic 'pill' that will cure most all that ails us, but great progress has already been made in fecal studies.

Google fecal transplant and begin reading.
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« Reply #6 on: July 02, 2017, 08:54:56 AM »

One of our members (AngiePKD) had C. dff.  and cured it using a fecal implant. You can do a search of the forum.  Sorry you are infected with both as they are both awful.
I hear that it is much easier to find a fecal transplant donor than a kidney donor.  :waving;
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« Reply #7 on: July 02, 2017, 03:48:59 PM »

i have a friend that is also my part time caregiver
she works with another health care facility
and she had a client years ago that had repeat of c-deff
so it can be on going

it started in September 2016
april 2017
and again in june

they suggest for you to use clorx wipes each  time
u use the restroom
thats not a problem

my mom didnt belive i was using them
and had stated oh all i have to do is count how many is left
oh geeze
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« Reply #8 on: July 03, 2017, 05:23:06 AM »


I don't doubt that one day it will be proven that there are some people that are carriers without symptoms.

Using the Clorox wipes afterwards may be too late as  you may be exposed to the bacteria left from another person.  Then Bingo!  You got it again.

Cleaning the seat and sink faucet handles, door knob, etc., BEFORE each use, as well as afterwards, and your hands, may become a standard ritual for many people that are sensitive to the infection.
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