14-Month-Old Left To Die When Her Head Swells Upto 23 Inches.

14-Month-Old Left To Die When Her Head Swells Upto 23 Inches.
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Dhabuhi Parmar - the 14month old kid who is left fighting for her life after a rare medical condition has made her head swell upto 3 times the normal size. This poor soul is battling a severe case of hydrocephalus. It is a condition in which fluid accumulates into the skull making it swell abnormally.

She was born a very healthy child however suddenly after 2 months her parents noticed that her head was becoming unusually big.

She was born a very healthy child however suddenly after 2 months her parents noticed that her head was becoming unusually big.

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They rushed her to nearby local hospital where they referred them to bigger hospitals. They ran from one government hospital to another but each one suggested them to go to a well equipped hospital.

They rushed her to nearby local hospital where they referred them to bigger hospitals. They ran from one government hospital to another but each one suggested them to go to a well equipped hospital.
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However, being as helpless as they were, they couldn't afford getting her diagnosed at such fancy hospitals. With all their might they borrowed money and bought her the medicines that local doctors prescribed. Nothing stopped her head from growing.

However, being as helpless as they were, they couldn't afford getting her diagnosed at such fancy hospitals. With all their might they borrowed money and bought her the medicines that local doctors prescribed. Nothing stopped her head from growing.
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Her mother, Shakuntala says - We were very happy when she was born but now we can't bear to watch her like this. Seeing her suffer so badly devastates us. I don't understand why God is punishing her so badly."

Facing dejection from no signs of improvement, they stopped going to the doctor and decided to give her every comfort they could for as long as she shall live.

Facing dejection from no signs of improvement, they stopped going to the doctor and decided to give her every comfort they could for as long as she shall live.
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When her parents are working she's looked after by her grandmother, Geeta Parmar. She says - "I fear that her head would explode one day. She doesn't deserve this."

She spends her day lying in a cot being fed milk with a spoon. The weight of her head is so much that she can neither sit nor crawl. She can't even turn her head.

She spends her day lying in a cot being fed milk with a spoon. The weight of her head is so much that she can neither sit nor crawl. She can't even turn her head.
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According to what the doctors say - She will not survive for more than a year. A patient, if operated at the right time can be saved from this extremely rare condition. The operation can however cost anywhere between 5000 euros - 10,000 euros.