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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Maryland Man Leaves Hospital After Bout With Flesh-eating Bacteria

By John Clarke ANNAPOLIS Md. (Reuters) – A Maryland man who nearly lost a leg and his life to a flesh-eating bacterial infection he contracted in Chesapeake Bay, has been released from hospital, a spokeswoman said on Tuesday. Rodney Donald, 66, was crabbing, swimming and kayaking in the Chesapeake Bay this month when a scrape became infected with vibrio vulnificus, an aggressive bacteria that    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Flesh-eating Bacteria Killed Teen After Surgery

PORTLAND, Maine ” A Portland teen who died after routine oral surgery in February was killed by flesh-eating bacteria.The chief medical examiner’s report said that 18-year-old Benjamin LaMontagne died of necrotizing fasciitis ” an infection that caused his neck and jaw to swell.The Portland Press Herald reports ( ) that the bacteria can be transferred through surgical procedures, getting blood    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | The National Necrotizing Fasciitis Foundation Says Current Standard Of Care For Flesh-eating Bacteria Is "Tragically ...

NNFF calls on medical associations like the Association for the Advancement of Wound Care and the American Professional Wound Care Association , to review the evidence supporting the use of new approaches to treatment, and then work with the NNFF on guidelines for their members to improve the standard of care. It also asks the federal government’s Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS)    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Docs Reconstruct Childs Face After Flesh-eating Bacteria

A girl from a remote village in Africa has regained her confidence ” and her smile ” thanks to the charitable efforts of a group of doctors at Stony Brook University Hospital in Stony Brook, New York.In 2010, Dr. Leon Klempner, an orthodontist on the cleft palate team at Stony Brook, heard about a young Kenyan girl in desperate need of help. When she was a young child, the girl, Saline Atieno, had    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Seattle Boy Survives Flesh-eating Bacteria

A 13-year-old boy in Seattle has just been released from a hospital after surviving the ravages of a flesh-eating bacteria. CBS affiliate KIRO-TV reports Trey Lauren spent three weeks at Seattle Children’s Hospital while an aggressive bacteria ate at his leg from the inside. The infection started shortly after Lauren cut his leg with a nail and received six stitches. Five hours later his leg was    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | How Flesh-Eating Bacteria Evolved To Be Deadly

The bacteria that cause the sometimes deadly “flesh-eating” infections evolved in just a few steps from bacteria that cause only minor illnesses, new research shows.The bacteria known as Group A Streptococcus underwent four major genetic changes as it transformed into the type that causes the life-threatening disease called necrotizing fasciitis.Understanding how this microbe turned deadly will    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Flesh Eating.... ?

How does someone get a flesh eating virus?Like that one girl on America’s next top model! Like where,how can you get it?How did that girl on antm get it.How can i prevent it?It’s caused by a bacteria not a virus. There is no flesh eating virus. This disease it causes is called Necrotizing fasciitis. Necrotizing fasciitis is caused by several kinds of bacteria. The most common cause is infection    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | How Do People Get The Flesh Eating Bacteria?

if i put my saliva on a popped pimple would i get it…Its also known as necrotizing fasciitisMany different types of bacteria can cause this infection. A very severe and usually deadly form of necrotizing soft tissue infection is due to Streptococcus pyogenes, which is sometimes called “flesh-eating bacteria.”Necrotizing soft tissue infection develops when the bacteria enters the body, usually    .. more …

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Flesh Eating Bacteria | Can Necrotizing Facsiitis Eat Away At Bone, As Well As The Skin And Muscle?

This flesh-eating bacteria creates toxins that literally act almost like someone injected sulfuric acid inside your skin, and you know what sulfuric acid does to you if you touch it….it causes severe burns and even eats away at metal. The bacteria literally “eat away at the skin and the muscle” from the inside out.Just soft tissue, not bone.This is what I found:If NF is detected during the early    .. more …

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