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My understanding from my GI doc is that c. Diff is less common in j-pouchers because that bacteria likes the colon best?

Also, I’d add my experience with antibiotics so far was striking. I was diagnosed with cuffitis and pouchitis, and within 12 hours of starting ciprofloxacin, I felt better. Less urgency, fewer bms, less rectal pain and bleeding. Within a day of stopping, I can feel symptoms returning. I go from 4 bms a day on ciprofloxacin to 8-9 without. Now I’m on a rotating plan, with 2 weeks on ciprofloxacin, 2 weeks on vancomycin. The vancomycin isn’t nearly as effective for me. 

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