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Dr. Barbara A Majeroni
Specializes in Family Medicine
Antibiotics: It needs to be treated in the hospital with potent antibiotcs. Surgery may be required.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Dickson
22 years experience General Surgery
Soft tissue: Flesh eating bacteria favor the paths of least resistance, usually flimsy layers of tissue that are not well-vascularized.
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Dr. Leonard Grossman
35 years experience Plastic Surgery
Can happen anywhere: Flesh eating bacteria can be anywhere and that's exactly the reason for good, clean wound care. It does afflict few people, so i would not focus on th ... Read More
Dr. Joseph Sucher
25 years experience Trauma Surgery
Uncommon: "flesh eating bacteria" are bacterial organisms that cause "necrotizing soft tissue infection". These are relatively uncommon infections, amounting to ... Read More
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Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience Psychiatry
Pica?: Can't imagine how u would!
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Flesh eating bacteri: The symptoms of necrotizing fasciitis include redness, swelling, and pain in the affected area. Blisters may be seen in the involved area of skin. Fev ... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Flesh eating bacteri: Risk factors for necrotizing fasciitis include: skin injury or puncture wound peripheral vascular disease any condition that causes a weakening of the ... Read More
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Dr. Ahmad M Hadied
48 years experience Orthopedic Surgery
No Relations: Typically, only women experience symptoms associated with trichomonas infection. Symptoms include inflammation of the cervix (cervicitis), urethra.
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A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Scott Diede
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Bacterial cause: Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. A ve ... Read More
A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Fisher
31 years experience Dermatology
Necrotizing fasciiti: Necrotizing soft tissue infection is a rare but very severe type of bacterial infection. It can destroy the muscles, skin, and underlying tissue. The ... Read More
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Addagada Rao
55 years experience General Surgery
They are every where: Bad bugs are every where including your area. Most of the time so called flesh eating bacteria not like sharks , attack in neglected wounds only , w ... Read More
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