Posted 2/15/2008 7:08 PM (GMT -6)
Why do you think you might have c-diff, Jeffrey? There's usually a course of antibiotic and/or exposure to an infected person that can be pointed to as causing c-diff. Without either of those, it's very unlikely that you have c-diff.
C-diff is pretty infrequent, really. I would imagine less than 1% of the population has ever had or will ever have c-diff. (That's just a guess, but . . .)
I believe that, yes, prednisone might slow down or diminish the symptoms of c-diff, but it will slow down or diminish the effects of any inflammation. Without a precursor, an inciting incident, if you will, I don't understand why you are suspecting c-diff.
Mitz (who had c-diff, and who had a nephew and an aunt who had c-diff)