What Happens If Gangrene Is Untreated?

Gangrene can spread through your body and cause you to go into shock if left untreated. Shock is a condition marked by a variety of symptoms including low blood pressure. Shock can be life threatening and is considered a medical emergency. Gangrene is a medical emergency that could lead to amputations and or death.
Gangrene is when part of your body tissue dies. This often occurs because the tissue is not getting enough blood from your circulatory system.
Gangrene usually affects your extremities,the part of the body farthest from your heart such as your toes and fingers. However, it can affect other parts of our body as well. Gangrene can even affect your internal organs.Read more here…

This Video That You will watch is about ER Amputation of Gangrened Fingertip (Surgery)

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