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mk  ·  116 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Pubski: October 24, 2018

Ouch. I have done the exact thing. It was a desperate moment. Best of luck.

necroptosis  ·  115 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Thanks, I appreciate the well wishes from you and steve.

Flying today was a bit rough. I had a long walk to my connecting flight and hobbling over wasn't exactly fun. That being said I was able to walk on my own accord the entirety of today so I'll take the win.

It doesn't exactly look pretty

ecib  ·  114 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Necro, keep an eye on that.

My uncle dropped his motorcyle at a very low speed once. Exhaust fell on his leg. Nothing broken, but unbelievably painful. Looked a lot like that.

He ended up going to the doc a few weeks later for a cold, and as he was walking out, he mentioned his leg in passing. Turns out the under the skin it had become infected. They rushed him to the ER and scooped a bunch of foul shit out to the point where he had a golf-ball sized hole in his leg that had to be filled and packed every day for a good while. Had he not mentioned it in passing, there's a good chance he could have lost it, per the doc.

necroptosis  ·  113 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Thanks ecib, I appreciate the advice. I’m sorry your uncle had to go through that, and very happy that he caught it in time. I’m definitely keeping an eye on it, so many different things can go wrong with crush injuries. Thankfully I’m a healthcare provider and have a large amount of access to medical resources. Hopefully it won’t get to the point where I’ll need them but I certainly won’t take any unnecessary risks.