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Marnie
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http://commons.pacificu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1199&context=pa

Need to read only the abstract to get the gist of it.

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There was another thread here somewhere about this. I would be worried about the transplant material (feces) not being clean (sterile, free of other diseases/bacteria/virus). Plus, it is just kind of gross, but could be lifesaving in some cases.

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I believe this will be the standard treatment of the future. It just makes so much sense. The donor logistics will be interesting!!
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More from the BBC here :
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-15113440

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I have done it and while at first it appears gross, it cured relapsing c difficile. for me, so far for 5 months.
After awhile honestly, it isn't gross anymore.
It was a lot less damaging than months of vancomycin, and cheaper too.
there are several doctors in every state that do it.
Hard to find them, like LLMDs.

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i understand it's strictly a last case scenario. i think you get to the point that you'll try anything and if it works, then hey, go for it.

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