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Signs of Necrotizing fasciitis

Symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis

The list of medical symptoms mentioned in various sources for Necrotizing fasciitis may include:

Note that Necrotizing fasciitis symptoms usually refers to various medical symptoms known to a patient, but the phrase Necrotizing fasciitis signs may often refer to those signs that are only noticable by a doctor.

Signs or Symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis:

Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD (Excerpt)

Early signs and symptoms of necrotizing fasciitis;

  • Fever
  • Severe pain and swelling
  • Redness at the wound site
(Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal (GAS) Disease General: DBMD)

Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID (Excerpt)

The infection rarely starts with a sore throat. It more often begins at a site of minor, or sometimes no apparent, trauma. The affected skin is very painful, red, hot and swollen. Skin color may progress to violet and blisters may form, with subsequent necrosis (death) of subcutaneous tissues. Patients with necrotizing fasciitis typically have a fever and appear very ill. More severe cases progress within hours, and the death rate is high. (Source: excerpt from Group A Streptococcal Infections, NIAID Fact Sheet: NIAID)

More Symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis:

More detailed symptom information may be found on the symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis article. In addition to the above medical information, to get a full picture of the possible signs or symptoms of this condition and also possibly the signs and symptoms of its related medical conditions, it may be necessary to examine symptoms that may be caused by:

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What are the signs of Necrotizing fasciitis?

The phrase "signs of Necrotizing fasciitis" should, strictly speaking, refer only to those signs and symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis that are not readily apparent to the patient. The word "symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis" is the more general meaning; see symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis.

The signs and symptom information on this page attempts to provide a list of some possible signs and symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis. This medical information about signs and symptoms for Necrotizing fasciitis has been gathered from various sources, may not be fully accurate, and may not be the full list of Necrotizing fasciitis signs or Necrotizing fasciitis symptoms. Furthermore, signs and symptoms of Necrotizing fasciitis may vary on an individual basis for each patient. Only your doctor can provide adequate diagnosis of any signs or symptoms and whether they are indeed Necrotizing fasciitis symptoms.


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