This Transplant Didn’t go to Plan. Mom Turns Obese After C. diff Transplant

February 6, 2015 3:45 PM

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Well, here’s something you can’t unlearn. A normal-weight woman is undergoing rapid weight gain after a fecal matter transplant from her obese daughter.

Reported in the journal Open Forum Infectious Diseases, the woman was battling a series of novel bacterial infections. One of the remaining options was a fecal matter transplant to battle the infections in her intestines.

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