Clostridium difficile Infection | Complications

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What complications can C. diff. cause?

If the infection worsens, you may become dehydrated or be unable to pass your stool. Rarely, C. diff. infection can lead to sepsis (a serious infection that spreads through the blood) or a perforation (a hole) in the intestines.

Written by familydoctor.org editorial staff

Reviewed/Updated: 04/14
Created: 08/09

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