A 32-year-old female asked:
i have an autoimmune disease .. i have heard there are cases of flesh eating disease in fl waters would i be ok as long as i have no cuts ?
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Dr. Addagada Rao answered
56 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 , when wounds are not drained , dead tissue not removed poorly controlled diabetes , poor circulation etc. Maintain good hygiene and enjoy sunny Florida
Answered on Jun 30, 2015
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