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.

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    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 - 9:48 am | View Link
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    CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) – After almost a month in the hospital, the Upstate mother infected with flesh-eating bacteria should return home this ... but since she is recovering so well, they expect to send her home on day 26. "To Lana's credit, she wanted ...
    07/16/2012 - 8:48 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 - 8:44 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
  • Mom 'grateful to be alive' after flesh-eating infection
    One of Kuykendall's doctors said Monday the progression of the infection was fast and aggressive. "These flesh eating bacteria grow so rapidly that you can actually see the skin change in front of your eyes," said Dr. Spence Taylor. "You can actually see ...
    07/16/2012 - 2:04 am | View Link
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