Aspiring to be an accomplished Auto-Engineer, 19- Year Old Akash was supposed to start preparing for his engineering 3rd-semester exams in by the end of March. He was constantly suffering from cold and flu, which made him go back home, Since then Akash never returned to his hostel, his health constantly deteriorated and all of a sudden he was diagnosed with kidney failure. He was initially on dialysis, however, soon he underwent a kidney transplant from his father. He showed great signs of recovery but an infection damaged the new kidney and eventually it was rejected by the body.
Akash and his parents are disheartened and are extremely concerned as for how will they manage to undergo the 2nd kidney transplant in a short span of six months. The family needs your help to arrange funds for Akash.
My boy is courageous and he is confident that we will win this battle, we just want to ensure the finances are taken care of as a family we are all together supporting looking after each other in this difficult time. - Savita Akash's mother
Akash's diagnosis happened by chance, he underwent a blood test to identify the cause of his sickness. However, the pathologist also checked his blood pressure and creatinine levels. Akash had an abnormally high blood pressure and extremely creatinine levels.
After 4 surgeries and multiple complications, Akash would have to undergo a transplant again.
"By god's grace you have arrived right on time, the boy is sick really sick and needs to urgently undergo biopsy tests, his current test reports don't look good" said the Doctor
The biopsy test revealed 2 out of 3 of the filtration units of kidney were damaged, he required undergoing urgent dialysis to stay alive and a kidney transplant to become normal.
Akash's Father came to his rescue however but that also did not help.Ashwini, 51 Akash's father became the donor of the kidney and hoped his kidney would take his child's pain away. On 28th July the transplant was conducted successfully and the family prayed for Akash's speedy recovery.
Akash had initially complications after the transplant, he was even shifted to ICU however in a weeks time he started shown great signs of recovery and everybody in the family was relieved that their child was saved.
On 19th Aug Akash suffered heavy bleeding it did not stop the whole day, the body had rejected the kidney as the kidney had suffered some infection internally and had to be removed.
He is since then is on dialysis and would have to wait another six months to undergo a 2nd kidney transplant.
Even after hearing this news Aklash remains positive and smiles away as always
With hospital bills shooting over 35 lakhs they need your support.
Aakash parents Savita and Ashwini are trying everything that can save their child. Initially, the budget for his treatment was set to 5 lakh rupees but due to several complications, the bill as of now stands over 35 lakhs. They still need to clear 14 lakhs of that bill.
So far friends and family have helped them in arranging funds however with so many expenses arranging funds for the 2nd transplant will be extremely difficult.
The 2nd transplant could be a cadaver and might cost close to 7 lakhs, post-treatment with even out any complications bill could still reach at least 10 lakhs.
Ashwini is currently between jobs and Savita's salary may not be enough to arrange funds for the 2nd transplant in 6 months.
Your contribution will help in saving the boy and supporting the family in testing times.
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