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Re: [IP] Osteomyelitis



sorry to hear about your toe. i'm curious what were
your symptoms of things running amok. . I am a runner
and have been having specific pain in both my feet.
the left hurts under the big toe and the right on top
of the arch. nothing visible.thanks! 
--- Jim Holman <email @ redacted> wrote:
> Well it looks like I am on the verge of my next rite
> of passage with 
> diabetes. After 40 years of IDDM my orthopaedic
> surgeon says he might have 
> to amputate my right great toe. According to him if
> only x-rays were 
> available he would have been scheduling surgery
> right then. There are two 
> scans he wants before we make the final decision.
> The first is a bone scan 
> which should be easy enough and the second involves
> irradiating white blood 
> cells so they can locate the infection. With
> Thanksgiving next week it will 
> be the Monday after before I find out anything.
> Growing up with diabetes 
> you know about these things happening but I was
> hoping for some more years 
> down the line. However it does go I am sure it is
> right.
> 
> Jim
>
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