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hand pain due to infection in blood


 My sister was suffering with a panic left hand pain in . After all checkups doctors are decided to remove her left palm up to wrist level. She is in GOULF now, we are in confusion status and they didn’t tell us the cause, hense they are telling us this an urgent case. So please tell us the various reasons that influenced the problem   

Asked On : Thu, 11 Mar 2010
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Dermatologist 's  Response
welcome to HCM, thanks for query...,
Remove of palm......means it could be Septicaemia with damage of all...,
blood vessels in the palm and developed...bony infection also...,
If try to save the palm , it will spoil whole body...hence better to amputate ...
that part as early as possible...,otherwise it will spread....consult Orthopaedic Surgeon..,
do accordingly...o.k Beat of luck..,
Answered: Wed, 14 Dec 2011
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General & Family Physician Dr. Pavan Kumar Gupta's  Response
Hello.Welcome to HCM forum.Doctors decide to amputate the part if they feel that,if they don't remove it,that problem may turn fatal for the patient.So the amputation is done as a last resort to save the entire limb and to save the life.Palm of the patient must be in a situation where it can't be made alright surgically or conservatively and must be infected very badly.Thanks and good luck.
Answered: Thu, 15 Dec 2011
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  Anonymous's Response

Did she have any bone infection in the area, because excision is done for such problem.

Answered: Sun, 14 Mar 2010
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