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Could long term osteomyelitis still stay in the body?
9 doctors weighed in

Dr. Barry Waldman
Orthopedic Surgery - Reconstruction
5 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Osteomyelitis is hard to diagnose and treat.
It can remain dormant for years or decades, even after aggressive treatment.

In brief: Yes
Osteomyelitis is hard to diagnose and treat.
It can remain dormant for years or decades, even after aggressive treatment.
Dr. Barry Waldman
Dr. Barry Waldman
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2 doctors agree
In brief: Yes
Yes.

In brief: Yes
Yes.
Dr. Arnold Beresh
Dr. Arnold Beresh
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1 doctor agrees
In brief: YES
If the infected bone is not completely removed surgically, the bacteria can still be harbored in the bone, and flare up at some point later in life.
Dr. Latva

In brief: YES
If the infected bone is not completely removed surgically, the bacteria can still be harbored in the bone, and flare up at some point later in life.
Dr. Latva
Dr. Darrell Latva
Dr. Darrell Latva
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