Health Tip: Infections May Strike Bones01/10/11
(HealthDay News) -- Osteomyelitis is a bone infection usually
caused by bacteria or, less often, a fungus.
The U.S. National Library of Medicine says these factors
increase your risk of developing osteomyelitis:
- Being diabetic.
- Undergoing hemodialysis.
- Injecting drugs.
- Having a poor supply of blood.
- Having had a recent trauma.
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