We're survivors Bruce.I had a similar thing a few years ago when I was in my mid 50s. A tiny bite on my ankle while mowing the lawn ended in a 3 day stay in hospital on an antibiotic drip, with a nurse drawing around the infection with a marker pen every hour as it spread to cover my whole lower leg. I was told at the time that it was a similar type of infection to that "flesh eating" bug and if I hadn't got medical attention when I did then I could have lost my leg. Fortunately it cleared up with no lasting ill effects other than a slight dent in my leg! Just shows that even in this relatively safe country nasty things are lurking.