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A 23-year-old male asked:

Do people walk again properly just like before after getting a gunshot/firearm wound to the leg?shot to eye leads to blindness,...is leg survivable?

2 doctor answers2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Yes: Depending on where the person was shot, most people can walk again after such a trauma.
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Dr. Mark Lubienski
Thoracic Surgery 38 years experience
Sometimes: Depends on the degree of damage inflicted as well as what structures are affected If only muscle affected usually recover fine if medical attention prompt but injuries to bine and joint areas can b much bigger problem. Also injuries to blood vessels in thigh or groin can be fatal
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Last updated Jun 17, 2017

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