C. diff Directory
C. diff refers to a bacterium called Clostridium difficile, or C. difficile. Infection with this bacteria can lead to diarrhea and serious inflammation of the colon (colitis). It most often affects those who take antibiotics for an extended period of time. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about how C. diff is contracted, what symptoms it causes, how to treat it, and much more.
C. diff: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatments
Learn more from WebMD about C. diff infection, including symptoms, risk factors, treatment, and prevention.
Clostridium Difficile Colitis-Other Places To Get Help
A list of resources for information on Clostridium difficile Colitis.
Probiotics for Diarrhea
Probiotics may help prevent travelers' diarrhea, diarrhea from antibiotics, and more. A guide to the best sources and kinds of probiotics.
Diarrhea, Age 12 and Older-Topic Overview
Diarrhea occurs when there is an increase in the number of bowel movements or bowel movements are more watery and loose than normal.