“Every month we come here to Bangalore, and stay until he gets his transfusions. We go back home, knowing that this is not a cure, this is just like a bandaid that just holds him together.”
“We never got ourselves tested for Thalassemia before Piyush was born. I think we caught it early because we are doctors, otherwise, we would have been in trouble.”
“That’s when we got to know he had Thalassemia. As doctors, we know how this condition affects children. It is easy to rationalize and say it is manageable. But, it is quite difficult for the child. We see him quite normal, playful and enthusiastic all the time. However, he needs round-the-clock care, proper diet, medicines, and a sterile environment. We are able to provide him everything we can as doctors and as parents. He has just started going to school. So, the worry sets in. We cannot protect him all the time so we need a permanent solution.”
The specifics of this case have been verified by the medical team at the concerned hospital. For any clarification on the treatment or associated costs, contact the campaign organizer or the medical team.
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