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Yes, I suffer from the rare infection Mycrobacterium Fortuitum.

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  • Posted By: wvjd00
  • February 20, 2014
  • 05:24 AM

I have been fighting this infection since 2005 and I had so far 26 surgeries on my abdomen in 3 different hospital. Currently I am at West Virginia University Ruby Memorial Hospital, my last case was on January 1st 2014 and I just developed another case in the last few days, which I am still recovering from the last case of infection, hospitalized for 16 days. I am about out of using any antibiotics because I become allergic to them because of the high doses of treatment they give me, is there something more they can do for me?

I am so tired of being sick from this all the time, getting poked, cut, and getting massive sickness with fainting and motion sickness. Is there a cure for this or am I at the point of no return? They keep telling me to have my Will and Medical Power up to date, by the way I am only a 30 year old man, that resides in the northern panhandle of West Virginia. If you wish for more information please get a hold of me. The picture I have posted was the detailed depth of how large of infection I deal with, the surgery in August of 2013 they cut me approximately 27 inches on the left side of my abdomen to get rid of the stomach tissue and fat tissues.

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  • I have it in my stomach from where i have my feeding tube cominy out of my side have has it for two months i am allergic to the meds to help it i am 26years old it never goes away
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