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Help Nithyashree Undergo Renal Transplant

I am Nithyashree a 25 year old resident of India. What started as an episode of typhoid, 2 months later was diagnosed as a complex kidney disease in it’s fifth stage. Since then it has been a struggle to keep up with the piling medical bills. The illness took a massive toll on me, both physically and mentally. So I had to quit my job earlier in February of this year.

We were not anticipating the cost of the treatment to be this high. We have already spent all our savings on the treatment so far and were helped along the way by some close friends as we had to do multiple rounds of plasmapheresis and also an operation to remove both my kidneys as my anti GBM antibodies count was not coming down.

Now as I await for a transplant, Doctors at Madras Medical Mission have stated the first step is to again do plasmapheresis  in order to bring my anti GBM antibodies under control and I need to undergo blood purification through dialysis 3 times a week for another 6 months. I need to undergo 20 sessions of plasmapheresis every alternate day without skipping any sessions. In order to avoid missing any sessions, it is only possible once all the funds are arranged. In the meanwhile I am having to continue to do additional dialysis.

Each Dialysis session costs Rs 1,850 and each plasmapheresis session costs Rs 34,000. The transplant costs another Rs 7 Lakhs. The expenses going forward will be between 15-16 Lakhs. Additionally there will be expenses after the operation as well. Below is the doctor's letter detailing the costs required until my operation from now on.

My dad is an electrical contractor but has barely been able to get any contracts off late and with the real estate market at it’s low point, the signs for recovery seems bleak. I had to put my treatment on hold due to lack of funds and the entire family is stressed and drained both financially and mentally.

With this campaign, I want to reach out to each one of you to help me and my family in these tough times. My parents are trying their level best but I can see the stress on them as receiving financial assistance is very tough.

I have attached the hospital's estimate letter. Request you to please contribute and help me undergo this treatment.
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17th July 2017
Hmmmmm..I keep racking my brain as to what to type as an update :-) I am waiting for the day where I can say things are better..but as of now I guess I just have to smile it through and fight it out. One would think after going through this for 18months one gets used to it, but everyday is different, brings different issues for me to battle.
However the only bright thing is that there have been a lot of angels in my life helping me get through this both financially and emotionally. There have been unknown people donate large sums of amounts to help me. All I can do is thank them and their family.
I am still trying to reach out to a few organizations to see the possibility of assistance to meet the goal. I have not had any leads yet.
So once again if any of you have leads into any associations that might help please do let me know. The doctors keep advising to get the operation done soon but there are lot of challenges ahead before that. Please do continue to spread the word.
Thank you all for the prayers.

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