A prison inmate used a paint chip to cut his skin. He was trying to get a better look at what was inside. The problem…an infection occurred.
This story is about a patient who had the skin turning black in the worst place possible. It was a very traumatic and embarrassing time for the patient, especially because it happened while he was in jail.
A male patient with diabetes needed a nurse to come into his home twice a week. One time, she found him in a life-threatening medical condition.
A homeless patient came into our free clinic in order to have his toes evaluated for the first time in six months with complications from frostbite. Some of his toes were black and he hadn’t been evaluated previously.