Maggots' Taste For Flesh May Cure Leg Ulcers

With a worsening ulcer and the threat of losing a foot, Pam Mitchell was willing to try something drastic; she had live maggots put in her wound. "I didn't have a choice, I didn't have any options, I had to have [it] amputated," she recalled. But she heard about maggot therapy from a friend who had seen it on The Learning Channel. While it took some convincing of her doctors, Mitchell said they agreed to try it before amputation. Her dermatologist, she recalled, said, "Why not, let's try it."...Full Story
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