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Vibrio vulnificus

The pictures show a Chinese boy infected with Vibrio vulnificus, one of the "flesh-eating" bacterias that can cause necrotizing fasciitis. It enters the body with contaminated seafood or through open wounds when swimming or wading in infected waters. The boy's parents first took him to the doctor after they'd noticed pus coming out of his ear, but they couldn't afford treating it. It took 6 more years and this much damage for him to see the doctor again and get it treated. Apparently, the boy's brain was intact and he survived.

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by thatdude420

submitted May 26th 2012

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Vibrio vulnificus
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I'm sure he'd rather be dead....
5 years ago
rey mysterio!
5 years ago
kill it !
5 years ago
I bet that smelled great.
5 years ago
and tasted greater
5 years ago
chip and dip!
5 years ago
hiya nix :)
5 years ago
possum! I trust everything is going swimmingly?
5 years ago
i wish... :(

on the bright side, i found out at AA tonight that my ex is using again

:)

5 years ago
recover password
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