yes, it was painful. I didn't take antibiotics before I got it, but I had just started humira two days before I started having symptoms.
my most prominent symptoms were extreme abdominal distention, bloody diarrhea, and high fever.
take as many probiotics as you can!! I haven't noticed a difference taking them at all and I've had c diff since January. I am taking high doses of culturelle and benebiotics (sacchara. boulardii).
Current: 3 bms/day- very anemic/low hemoglobin/pos. c diff
Supps: vit C/D, CLO, b12, l-glut, serrapeptase, sacro b., oregano/berberine, venofer
Diet: paleo- lots of meat, coconut, kefir/yogurt, cheese, nuts/seeds, fruit/veg
Tried: canasa, rowasa, entocort, pred, 6mp, remicade, humira, lialda, welchol, bentyl, LDN, cipro, flagyl, VSL, Vit E, 8 FT, clay, aloe, slip. elm, vancomycin, ivig