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New discoveries involving the use of stool pills for medication has aided patients in relieving themselves of the infection Clostridium difficile. Clostridium difficile, or more commonly referred to as C-diff, is an infection of the bowl system that can be deadly. Previous remedies for C-diff included uncomfortable and expensive colonoscopies, in which a tube is place through the rectum to the colon. The newer method of stool pills proves increasingly successful, while being less uncomfortable. Feces is taken from a healthy donor, then to a lab where bacteria and food are withdrawn from the stool. What remains are stool bugs. The stool bugs are then placed in capsules where they are intended to be swallowed

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