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is it possible to get flesh eating bacteria inside ones vagina ?

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Dr. Larry Lutwick
48 years experience Infectious Disease
The disease called: Necrotizing fasciitis is not likely to occur under mucosal surfaces such as the vaginal vault but the same kind of bacteria can be found even as normal inhabitants of the area.
Answered on Nov 23, 2012

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