At 26, Koushik weighs only 33 kgs and has already had 6 surgeries | Milaap
At 26, Koushik weighs only 33 kgs and has already had 6 surgeries
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    Dr J.S. Nagabhushan
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    This fundraiser will benefit

    Koushik

    from Bengaluru, Karnataka

26-year-old Koushik has been suffering from Crohn's disease for the last 12 years. The condition makes his intestines inflamed. He weighs only 33 kgs and has already had six surgeries including surgery for cataract and cholestrol. He has been unable to eat properly in the last one week and he needs urgent surgery to get better.

Koushik lost his father and the family's sole breadwinner 3-years back

After his death, Koushik's mother Swarna had to take care of Koushik and his older brother Karthik on her own. Karthik had fininshed BA and got a job and Swarna started taking tuitions to fund the medical bills.

Swarna with Koushik and his doctor

Koushik has completed BCom. and as much as he wants to help his mother, he is too sick. Ten days back, his condition worsened and his stomach has been obstructed. This means that he is unable to eat anything because of a blockage in his stomach.

Negligent treatment has aggravated Koushik's condition

"We didn't have much and we didn't know about this disease. We took him to a clinic when he was first diagnosed and the doctors there injured his intestines while doing a colonoscopy. They gave him a faulty operation and the stitches from that time are making him sick," says a very worried Swarnamma.

Swarna is trying her best to save her son from succumbing to a horrible condition

Since then, Koushik has managed to finish his studies despite being plagued by the condition. His growth is stunted and various other parts of his body are getting damaged in the process. He needs a surgery to remove the infected part of his large intestine to find some relief.

Koushik has not been able to eat in the last one week. Koushik's mother and brother together earn about Rs 15,000 per month and have exhausted all their savings for his various operations. Swarna doesn't know where she can arrange more money from.

How you can help this family going through desperate circumstances

Koushik needs a surgery at the soonest. Contribute now and help this single mother give her child relief from a very painful condition. Every bit helps.

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