Before I go into the more detailed story of the "Longest Wound" (LOL!!)--does anyone on this Board haver knowledge or experience of a wound (this one's on the top of my foot) that won't heal?
Seven weeks ago, I had a dog bite on the top of my left foot. Lot of blood, veins cut, etc. The hospital ER took only two stitches, in case it got infected... and sent me to a plastic surgeon, who, gave the wound a chance to heal from the bottom up. But it didn't heal at all. So....after several weeks, he did a "reconstruction" in the hospital, where he smoothed out the area, pulled a flap of my skin from the edge of the wound to cover the whole thing and stitched it up. But--after about a week, the flap or skin died. Now, he's talking about a skin graft (skin taken from another area.)
Does anyone have any info. about open wounds? If so, please let me know, and I can give you more details about exactly what's been going on! I've been off my feet--on disability leave--for two months now!
Many thanks! (Limping) Lynn