Patient Comments: Streptococcal Infections - Risk Factors


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Comment from: Lucky9630, 55-64 Male (Patient) Published: October 02

I have uncontrolled diabetes mellitus. I fell ill with flu-like symptoms that worsened rapidly, with 103 plus fever and redness of the skin. I was diagnosed with group A streptococcal infection, but not fasciitis. Treatment was three weeks of vancomycin and daptomycin IV. There was some permanent scarring and kidney damage.


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