Taking Clindamycin Caused C. Diff Colitis
Author: Tony & Sue v.
Word Count: 207
Questions Received: 4
Testimonial ID: 9793-OR
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On Good Friday morning I woke up with the left side of my face red, painful, and severely swollen (my eye was almost closed). I went to the hospital emergency room, was diagnosed with an abscessed tooth, and was prescribed 300 mg x 3 times daily of strong antibiotic clindamycin.
On the second day of taking the antibiotic, I experienced a severe adverse reaction. Later after a colonoscopy, the problem was identified as Clostridium difficile colitis (C. diff colitis).
I quickly consulted with my sister Carla Green, who has been using essential oils in her medical practice for 14 years. She suggested "Gary's Super-Antibiotic in a Cap":
12 drops Thieves essential oil blend
2 drops Frankincense oil
6 drops Oregano oil
It all goes in a clear vegetable capsule and is taken 3 times daily.
Before starting this protocol, I prudently brought the information to my doctor, who said go ahead and try it. (My face was still very swollen and painful up to this point.) Within 2 days the swelling and pain were totally gone -- an amazing result!
I later found out that clindamycin is the worst culprit for causing C. diff colitis (20% - 30% of users contract it), which is difficult to get rid of and can become very serious.
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