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what is gain green and how does it affect the body

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my mother have gain green in her other leg doctors have giving up on her .
Submitted: 11 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 11 years ago.
Customer

Gangrene is necrosis and subsequent decay of body tissues caused by infection or thrombosis or lack of blood flow. It is usually the result of critically insufficient blood supply sometimes caused by injury and subsequent contamination with bacteria. This condition is most common in the extremities. There are 4 types of gangrene- wet, dry, gas, and internal. You can read more about it here
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/gangrene/HQ00737




Expert:  Nurse Annie replied 11 years ago.
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