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From a cut on my ankle caused by a sharp toe nail scratching an itch, the infection began by turning my leg red and it gave off a lot of heat. At the hospital I had a temperature of 103.6 and a resting heart rate of 137. I was given an IV antibiotic and sent home with nurses coming daily to administer the IV.

The infection continued to spread and blisters started covering my leg. The second IV antibiotic was Tazacin and it stopped the spread of infection. Compression bandages were used and the dead tissue was removed. I spent almost two weeks in the hospital. I was released and given Ciprofloxacin oral anti-biotic which I had to have refilled when my leg turned red again.

Many blood and swab cultures were taken with no result. Doppler tests showed normal blood circulation and the gamut of other tests they ran showed nothing unusual. The doctors and nurses at the hospital had never seen anything like it and were at a loss. It has been a month and I am still healing.

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I just want to know more about what happened to me.

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replied December 9th, 2011
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This is really very serious problem. I heard about this first time. I think, as soon as possible concern one of the specialist doctor. This is better for you. Hope they will solve your problem.
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replied December 12th, 2011
Encourage Checking "Marshall Protocol" in Response Leg


I have had a similar situation happen with me which had multiple specialists dumbfounded for an extended period of time. Until I found someone who knew about bacterial infection(s) and The Marshall Protocol, I was essentially told I was getting older (40'ish) and simply had to live with it and undergo the numerous surgeries that were ordered. Since finding that MP Specialist in September, I have begun the long, slow process of healing but have made significant, ongoing strides towards overcoming this infection already. I have also avoided the previously ordered surgeries and (hopefully) will never need to undergo them. Apparently, stressful events can reduce the ability of our bodies' defenses to fight off the myriad of bacterium present in our everyday lives. And, due to the largely recent work of medical researchers regarding bacteria and bacterial infections being both acknowledged as Nobel Prize Winners and answering questions about how chronic infection(s) can be bacterially-driven, there is hope for others to find resolution to their medical issues beyond statements by their specialist medical providers about "NOT knowing" what is actually going on. I wish you the best in your search for competent and open-minded medical professionals. Heal safely!

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