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What are some risk factors for necrotizing fascitis?

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Dr. Vasu Brown
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Diabetes

Immunosuppresed state, diabetes, kidney disease, skin injury, blunt trauma, alcohol abuse are some of risk factors.

In brief: Diabetes

Immunosuppresed state, diabetes, kidney disease, skin injury, blunt trauma, alcohol abuse are some of risk factors.
Dr. Vasu Brown
Dr. Vasu Brown
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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Several

Diabetes mellitus, pre-existing untreated cellulitis, streptococcus pyogenes carriage.

In brief: Several

Diabetes mellitus, pre-existing untreated cellulitis, streptococcus pyogenes carriage.
Dr. Martin Raff
Dr. Martin Raff
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Dr. Jorge Valdes
Wound care

In brief: Skin injury or punct

Risks factors can be injury to skin or puncture wounds, peripheral vascular disease, any condition which causes a weakening of the immune system such as diabetes, organ transplant, chemotherapy and dialysis.

In brief: Skin injury or punct

Risks factors can be injury to skin or puncture wounds, peripheral vascular disease, any condition which causes a weakening of the immune system such as diabetes, organ transplant, chemotherapy and dialysis.
Dr. Jorge Valdes
Dr. Jorge Valdes
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