It was one of the grossest decisions I ever made -- but also one of the best.
Companies are trying to take the "ick" factor out of fecal transplants.
It's a clean, fast and effective medical procedure.
As if going to the hospital weren't bad enough.
C. diff (a bacteria that causes severe diarrhea) infections are increasing in incidence and severity. On the front lines of the C. diff epidemic, I understand how powerful and effective FMT is. After seeing how well FMT works, it seemed ridiculous that this therapy wasn't more widely available.