10 doctors weighed in:

Can you die from necrotizing fasciitis?

10 doctors weighed in
Dr. Matt Malkin
Anesthesiology
7 doctors agree

In brief: Absolutely

Nec fasc is a surgical emergency for that very reason.
Must debride the infected tissue fully to survive. Some of my sickest patients in the or had this disease.

In brief: Absolutely

Nec fasc is a surgical emergency for that very reason.
Must debride the infected tissue fully to survive. Some of my sickest patients in the or had this disease.
Dr. Matt Malkin
Dr. Matt Malkin
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Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Surgery - Vascular
4 doctors agree

In brief: Yes

This is a surgical emergency that requires rapid and aggressive resuscitation followed by immediate surgical resection of all of the infected tissues.
This is a very serious problem and should be dealt with accordingly.

In brief: Yes

This is a surgical emergency that requires rapid and aggressive resuscitation followed by immediate surgical resection of all of the infected tissues.
This is a very serious problem and should be dealt with accordingly.
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
Dr. Khashayar Salartash
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Dr. Robert Dorsey
Wound care
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Yes

It generally is a life threatening infection that can kill people.

In brief: Yes

It generally is a life threatening infection that can kill people.
Dr. Robert Dorsey
Dr. Robert Dorsey
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