Mum forced to amputate leg after SHAVING cut left her with flesh-eating bug
A mum was forced to have her leg amputated when it became infected with a flesh-eating bug - after she cut it SHAVING.
Tanya Czernozukow, 43, thought nothing of it when she nicked her right shin with a razor and ignored it when it turned into a scab the size of a 5p coin.
But six months later it tripled in size until it was a "huge hole" and doctors spent 18 months trying to stop the aggressive infection from spreading up her thigh.
She tried tablets, creams and even maggots to get rid of the infection, but after months of agony Tanya agreed to have it amputated above the knee.... read more
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