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Comment from: sandy, 75 or over Female (Caregiver) Published: April 05

My dad was just diagnosed with gangrene in his bowel. He is not a surgery candidate due to preexisting conditions he is home from the hospital now with hospice visiting. It only took 3 to 4 weeks for this to advance. The doctor said maybe a few weeks or a few months, but this seems to advance pretty fast.

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Comment from: Melissa, 55-64 Female (Caregiver) Published: January 25

My mom had gangrene in her gallbladder and on the outside of her gall bladder one year ago. They washed her out and treated her with heavy antibiotics. Now her face gets red and stays red along time and I don't think it would just be hot flashes. Then she feels cool and sort of clammy. She's 62 years old.

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