Woman's Cosmetic Surgery Leads to Flesh-Eating Disease of the Genitals

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A 22-year old Las Vegas cosmetologist is in critical condition after developing necrotizing fasciitis from the legs to the abdomen

Monday, December 16, 2019 - A new and terrifying case of necrotizing fasciitis better known as the flesh-eating disease has been reported by the UK's Daily Mail. The victim is a 22-year old cosmetologist whose bacterial flesh-eating infection consumes her from the "torso to the knees" according to the report. The location of her infection causes medical experts to suspect that Fournier's Gangrene, a form of necrotizing fasciitis of the perineum region of one's body may be present. The patient had been admitted for surgery but complained of being in pain and vomiting before undergoing the unidentified surgical procedure. According to the Mail, the patient has developed a blood infection and sepsis, both life-threatening conditions, and at one point was considered clinically dead.

The Mail reports that 22-year old Ashleigh Cope contracted the disease from the Streptococcus bacteria at her surgical site while undergoing an unidentified procedure assumed to be cosmetic surgery at the Las Vegas, Nevada USA hospital. "Before Thanksgiving, Ashleigh underwent an unnamed outpatient surgery, from which she's believed to have contracted the infection. Strep bacteria spread from the Henderson, Nevada, resident's torso to knees, her family said." Diabetes drug infection lawsuits represented by top national attorneys offer a free no obligation consultation before filing a claim.

An increasing number of cases of the flesh-eating disease has been reported throughout the United States in 2019. Many blame the outbreak on the general deterioration of the population's immune system from the excessive ingestion of antibiotics. Antibiotic enter our diet through the meat and vegetables that we eat. Cows, pigs, and chicken raised on industrial farms are fed antibiotics to fight disease throughout their life. Even scarier is the antibiotics that we are ingesting in the form of glyphosate, the world's most heavily used weed killer that is sprayed on most staple crops. Glyphosate was patented by its maker Monsanto in 2010 as an antibiotic. Finally, antibiotics find their way into our water supply from medicines that are disposed of in the sink or bathroom. Scientists at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and elsewhere think that the increase of antibiotics in our diet could destroy our essential gut bacteria and be responsible for the epidemics of obesity and autism. Experts warn that warm water temperatures are a perfect breeding ground for the deadly bacteria. Anti-diabetes medicines are also on the list of substances we ingest that weaken our immune system and cause necrotizing fasciitis. Diabetic patients that do not wish to prick their finger and check their blood sugar levels daily can take SGLT2 blocker drugs to reroute sugar out of the body through the urine. These sodium-glucose blocker drugs have been linked by the US CDC to Fournier's Gangrene, a form of the flesh-eating disease affecting the genitals.

Necrotizing fasciitis of the genital area is the calling card for Fournier's Gangrene. CDC has identified 55 cases where individuals, usually elderly, poorly cared for, diabetic patients, have had to undergo genital amputation or debridement as a standard treatment to try and stop the disease from spreading. More than half of all Fournier's Gangrene patients die from the disease.

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