I have a fracture of the tibia caused by a gun shot injury and after surgery(bone/skin grafting),the skin grafting failed after 12 months of surgery. I went to see my Doctor and he advised that I run some tests including a CT scan and I was told later that I had a chronic osteomylitis and that I need surgery. The doctor took the step of debriding some part of the affected bones and placed me on antibiotics(IV and oral) for several weeks while the wound is dressed at interval.
It is now 3 months i've been undergoing treatment and the infection level has been brough down from 130 to 50 and a little portion of wound left and the doctor told me that he may need to do another skin grafting to cover the wound and also informed me there are chances the infection may re-occur. Please I want to know if there's anything possible I can do to prevent the infection from re-occuring cos i've spent a lot of money,gone through pains and will want a permanent cure.
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