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Probably not if she does not have good quality of life.
The stress of surgery itself can be detrimental.
On the other hand, if she does have good quality of life, then amputation will probably save any spread of infection.
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Ok in that case, should be avoided.
No need to subject her to such stress.
Can be 2-3 weeks to months.
But hard to predict.