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C difficile is an opportunistic infection of the intestine.
That can be serious at your mother's age if not treated properly.
Nowadays C diff is often found to be resistant to flagyl alone treatment.
Hence, if her symptoms like watery diarrhea, bloating have not improved, she will need additional medications like oral vancomycin or newer antibiotic called Difficid.
Yes you should request for gastroenterologist consultation for further management.
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