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Almost died: 19-year-old girl squeezed out a pimple and ended up in intensive care


Source: Obozrevatel

In China, a 19-year-old girl was hospitalized in critical condition with brain disease after squeezing out a pimple on her nose, writes Obozrevatel.

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So, a resident of Zhejiang province was admitted to a medical facility with a temperature of 39 degrees - doctors diagnosed her beginning meningitis.

As it turned out, having squeezed out a pimple, the girl began to suffer from pain in the area of ​​the right eye. A few days later, she had a fever and her eye was very swollen.

The cause of the disease was thrombosis of the cavernous sinus - the cavity behind the orbit.

This dangerous ailment is caused by an infection that has spread to the sinuses of the dura mater. Every third patient with this disease dies.

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Infection can occur through the nose, ears, teeth, sinuses. Most likely, in this case, the microbe got through the wound that remained at the site of the squeezed pimple.

The doctors prescribed the girl a course of antibiotics. Her condition is stable, but so far she remains in the hospital.

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