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After knee surgery my incision became infected and the Ortho Surgeon put me on antibiotics

1 Answers. Asked on Mar 09th, 2017 on Medical Malpractice - Florida
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After multiple visits to see him with redness puss & foul odor he did a knee manipulation & debrided the wound but never swabbed & tested infection kept me on same meds. 3 weeks later I was admitted thru the ER with 3 major infections & had to have plastic surgery & on Vancomycin for 6 weeks 2x a day now perm disfigurement & cannot return to my previous activities do I have a case? I have all my medical records
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Answered on Mar 10th, 2017 at 5:19 AM

No way to tell without a full expert review. The fact that you had surgey on the leg you claim impairment on to begin with is obviously a complicating factor. 

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