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My father in-lw has already had to have one leg amputated, however now the doctors want to amputate the other one because he has holes in his legs that keep leaking puss, not sure what it could be. help me?

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Dr. Steven Simon
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Surgery needed: Sadly it appears,he has deep seated infection or probably gangrene. If he has. It been evaluated by a wound care center. Do,this today! Sometimes blood flow can be re established and limb salvage can occur. Good lunch

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