New Mom Recovering From Flesh-eating Bacteria Is A 'fighter'

Lana Kuykendall, the South Carolina woman struck by flesh eating bacteria shortly after delivering twins, is recovering well and may go home as early as this week.

  • Lana Kuykendall, Mom Recovering From Flesh-Eating Bacteria, Reunited With Twin Babies (VIDEO)
    Weeks after being diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, South Carolina mom Lana Kuykendall was reunited with her 1-month-old twins Abigail and Ian. The 36-year-old is now listed as being in fair condition after undergoing several surgeries to treat skin ...
    08/5/2012 - 1:00 pm | View Link
  • New mom still recovering from flesh-eating bacteria
    Her steps are measured, and her movements labored. "I'm OK; I'm glad to be alive," Lana Kuykendall said. "I have my moments of pain and discomfort." But Kuykendall is determined to fight through the pain and even often flashs a smile during her difficult ...
    07/17/2012 - 9:46 am | View Link
  • Lana Kuykendall, Mom With Flesh-Eating Bacteria, To Be Released From Hospital This Week
    Lana Kuykendall, the 36-year-old South Carolina woman who was infected with flesh-eating bacteria after giving birth to twins, is recovering and may be released from the Roger C. Peace Rehabilitation Hospital, of Greenville Memorial Hospital, this week ...
    07/16/2012 - 8:38 am | View Link
  • New mom recovering from flesh-eating bacteria learning to walk again
    A South Carolina woman who battled a flesh-eating bacteria just after delivering twins in May, spoke to the media for the first time Monday, reported. The news station said she is recovering at a rehabilitation facility. Lana Kuykendall ...
    07/16/2012 - 6:44 am | View Link
  • 'It's been a long road, a lot of which I don't remember': Mom who gave birth to twins days before contracting flesh-eating bacteria now walking and set to return home
    A new mother who contracted an aggressive flesh-eating bacteria just days after giving birth to twins ... It's been a long road, a lot of which I don't remember, but we're recovering and that's what matters,' Lana told Today as she sat grinning beside ...
    07/16/2012 - 5:20 am | View Link
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  • Necrotizing fasciitis
    Necrotizing fasciitis or NF, commonly known as flesh-eating disease, flesh-eating bacteria or flesh-eating bacteria syndrome, is a rare infection of the deeper layers ...
    07/29/2014 - 11:11 pm | View Website
  • Seattle boy survives flesh-eating bacteria
    A 13-year-old boy in Seattle has just been released from a hospital after surviving the ravages of a flesh-eating bacteria. CBS affiliate KIRO-TV reports Trey Lauren ...
    04/11/2014 - 4:59 pm | View Website
  • Terrified mom: 'They saw flesh-eating bacteria moving up ...
    So....are there any ways to PREVENT necrotizing fasciitis? I mean if you have all your vaccines and you get nicked by something do you prevent?
    04/4/2014 - 4:53 pm | View Website
  • Texas fisherman killed by flesh-eating bacteria
    Flesh-eating bacteria killed a retired postal worker who contracted the deadly bug out fishing on a Texas lake. Travis Lee Moore, 74, thought nothing of it after ...
    03/2/2014 - 3:21 pm | View Website
  • New mother, 29, dies days after giving birth to her first ...
    A new mother has died just a week after giving birth to her first daughter after she contracted a vicious flesh-eating bacteria from her episiotomy. Heather Nichols ...
    08/15/2013 - 1:43 pm | View Website
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