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Second opinion] eight years ago my husband had mersia. it ate his bones and he hasn't walked in 8 years.he n uses cruthes to get around.now his foot and leg are turning black. could you tell me whyJA: What seems to make the symptoms worse or better? Have you noticed any swelling?Customer: a little bitJA: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?Customer: no
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Doctor: Doctor Jennifer, Doctor replied 4 months ago
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Hi, I'm Dr Jennifer and I'm a surgery fellow. Color changes, especially to black, are very concerning for dying tissue, which is very serious and can turn into an emergency. How long has the color been changing?

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Doctor: Doctor Jennifer, Doctor replied 4 months ago

I'm concerned that he may have dry gangrene. He may need surgery, and if the tissue gets infected and it becomes wet gangrene, it could be life threatening. Do you have a picture?

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Doctor: Doctor Jennifer, Doctor replied 4 months ago

I recommend having your husband see a doctor in person, as soon as is practicable.

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Customer reply replied 4 months ago
We have been to the doctor it has nothing to do with cerlation I was just holding you might be able to help me to see if maybe the mirsa came back
Doctor: Doctor Jennifer, Doctor replied 4 months ago
I’m glad his circulation is not the problem. Did they do blood tests to see if he had signs of infection?
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