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Personal experiences

This section contains personal experiences of people affected by necrotising fasciitis. If you have a story you’d like to share, please contact us on [email protected].

Personal experiences of people
affected by necrotising fasciitis

Personal experiences of people affected by necrotising fasciitis
Wraye’s story

Wraye’s story

Wraye contracted NF whilst undergoing chemotherapy for breast cancer.

Here’s Wraye’s story.

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Vanessa’s story

Vanessa’s story

Vanessa’s journey began following a routine operation. She spent the next three months in hospital following an infection.

This is her story.

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Tony’s story

Tony’s story

Tony cut his arm while working and began to feel ill. unfortunately by the time he sought medical attention it was too late.

This is Tony’s story told by his wife Carole.

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Steve’s story

Steve’s story

Steve’s journey began with flu like symptoms and a spot on his bottom.

This is Steve’s story.

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Sally’s story

Sally’s story

Sally’s journey began after a small operation to have a gland under her arm removed.

This is her story.

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Russell’s story

Russell’s story

Russell’s story began when he developed an abscess on his groin and began to feel ill.

Here’s his story.

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Patrick’s story

Patrick’s story

Patrick’s story begins when he starts to feel pain in his right shoulder. After 48 hours he visits hospital, where he ends up staying for 5 months.

This is his story.

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Patricia’s story

Patricia’s story

Patricia’s story begins with what was a suspected as food poisoning and a large, dark blister.

Her husband, Peter, tells her story.

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Melanie’s image

Melanie’s image

Melanie’s NF journey began with flu-like symptoms and pain in her lower abdomen.

Here is Melanie’s story.

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Mal’s story

Mal’s story

Mal’s NF journey began when he suffered from a sore throat and began to feel pain in his leg.

This is Mal’s story.

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Liam’s story

Liam developed NF in his arm when he was only 2 years old.

Liam’s mother tells their story.

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Leslie’s story

Leslie spent 250 days in hospital in 2013 after suffering from nf following being admitted to hospital for a subtotal colectomy for colitis.

This is her story.

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