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I got out of the hospital 9 days ago while out of state

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I got out of the hospital 9 days ago while out of state after being treated c diff which I got while there. While I was in stomach was slightly distended but nothing anyone seemed worried about. Since I have been home is got distended so bad I look like I am 9 months pregnant and it is painful. By the way I am 59!and no way pregnant. Not sure what to do.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 1 year ago.

Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
I am here to address your concerns and provide great service.

You will need to get another stool test for C diff toxins.

It may recur sometimes.

And another treatment with oral vancomycin an flagyl together may be needed after confirmation.

You should start a probiotic daily to restore intestinal microbial balance.

Culturelle digestive health twice daily should be good.
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