“Suddenly in a coma after going to a concert”… A woman in her 20s who ended up having her limbs amputated
British daily The Sun recently reported that an American woman in her 20s was infected with bacteria from a mist sprayer while attending a concert and lost all her limbs during the treatment process.
According to The Sun, Evelyn Davis (22), who lives in Tyler, Texas토토사이트, USA, suddenly suffered from high fever and fatigue after attending her concert in June last year.
She was diagnosed with septicemia and pneumonia, shortly afterward she was in a coma for 16 days due to organ damage.
Her cause is believed to be a mist sprayer used at her concert. Her medical team believes she contracted Legionella, which was in the mist sprayer she had when Davies went to her concert.
Legionella is a type of bacteria that mainly lives in water. It is mainly spread through the respiratory tract, but there are many cases of infection by inhaling small water droplets mixed with bacteria from humidifiers and decorative fountains. When infected, symptoms such as fever, headache, chills, diarrhea, and pneumonia appear.
Davis miraculously woke up, but had to have his arms and legs amputated during treatment.
“The antihypertensive drug pulled all the blood to my organs, so blood flow to my hands and feet was cut off,” Davies said. I was in a daze, so I couldn’t do anything,” he told The Sun.
Doctors predicted that Davis would have difficulty walking again. However, Davis did not get frustrated and as a result of steady treatment at a rehabilitation hospital, he was able to walk with a prosthetic leg in September last year. He is also able to dress himself, although it takes time compared to he used to.
“People and friends around me supported me and let me know I wasn’t alone,” said Davis, who wanted to prove the doctors’ judgment wrong. The rehab therapists continued to help me, too.
Currently, Davis is receiving treatment twice a week. “I want to be a model for the disabled. I will go to driving school, get a degree in social work and become a caregiver,” he said.
The mortality rate is known to be 15 to 20%, but if it is detected early and antibiotics are administered, the possibility of death is significantly reduced.