“His body was burning with fever and he was constantly vomiting. They immediately admitted him to the ICU. As they wheeled my son into the ICU, I didn’t know if I would be able to see him again,” - Soma, mother.
He puked even if he had a single sip of waterIt happened all of a sudden. Souradeep was a happy child - always talking and playing around. The only child of Sankar and Soma, Souradeep was the apple of their eye.
“We took such good care of him. And he was a healthy child - no fever, nothing! I still don’t know how all of this happened. The fever, vomiting and now he says he has a severe stomach pain. Nothing I do seems to calm him down.”
His kidneys are giving up on him - he needs urgent treatmentSouradeep’s kidneys are failing - there are abnormal blood clots in his kidneys. His body produces less red blood cells and platelets. He has been on dialysis and plasmapheresis (a process to filter the plasma portion of the blood) on a regular basis. The port on his neckThat’s his only treatment.
“Doctors in our hometown, Agartala, couldn’t tell us what was wrong with my son. The test results gave out nothing. They said the only way we could save him was if he took him to Kolkata on time. After a very difficult train journey, we reached Kolkata and since then he has been on dialysis.”
He needs it for another 6 weeks - but the question is can we continue his treatment?Sankar, a vegetable -seller has spent over 4 lakhs for his son’s treatment. On a daily basis, he needs to pay about Rs 8000. He needs another 15 lakhs for Souradeep’s treatment but it’s impossible for him to arrange for so much.
“My relatives have gone out of their way to help me but there is only so much they can do. 15 lakhs - it’s a lot! Please help me,” - begs Sankar.
Souradeep is just 3 and he is going through so much pain. His parents are struggling to save him but they can't. A small contribution from your side can save him
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.