Necrotizing fasciitis is also known as “flesh-eating bacteria”, is a rare condition. If left untreated, it can lead to several life-threatening complications. Unlike other bacteria-induced condition, necrotizing fasciitis is a rapidly progressive condition. It can lead to severe damage to soft tissue, such as skin, subcutaneous tissues, and muscles. It requires urgent medical attention.
Necrotizing fasciitis is usually accompanied by a plethora of symptoms. In most cases, the symptoms your experience usually depends on the part of your body the bacteria infects. However, there are certain symptoms to look out for if you think you have necrotizing fasciitis. To help you easily identify the symptoms of this condition, this article will discuss 12 major symptoms that you should ignore.