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Facial swelling, confusion, incoherent conversations, loss of appetite. Symptoms of gangrene?

Hello, what are the symptoms of a gangrene... how it can be cured..... what other observations can lead us to gangerene in case if the patient is not sharing that its a gangerene.. common symptoms i found in my close relative is :his face is swelling ....confusion,....incoherent conversation....loss off appetite ...etc.. please advice
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Gangrene means some rotten part. It occurs when a part of the body is deprived of its blood supply and it then this usually becomes full with bacteria. Dry gangrene occurs when bacterial involvement is minimal and wet gangrene occurs when bacterial involvement is maximal. Gangrene causes foul smell, discharge and blackening of the affected part and organ failure if the bacteria migrate from there to affect other systems. In dry gangrene, the affected part, usually a digit, is black and very dry with minimal smell. The affected area is hard.
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