Jessica's Medical Fund

Last week Jessica started suffering from severe stomach and back pain. She went in to be checked out and was told she likely had a bladder infection and was prescribed antibiotics and pain medication. After a week of continued severe pain and the inability to work I convinced her to go back and be seen again. It was then they discovered she had severe uterine fibroids. They found two, with one being over 12cm and an approximate weight of 10lbs. She has been unable to work due to the pain. On Monday we went to her surgery consultation. The physician related the surgery could not be done conventionally with laparoscopy. The fibroid may be attached to her bowels and the uterus may be unrepairable. Not the results anyone wanted to hear. The surgery will be extensive and she will be in the hospital for at least a few days and she will be unable to work or travel for at least four weeks. If you know Jessica she is not taking this news well. She has always had at least two jobs and loves to work. Her surgey is scheduled for June 13, 2017. She can no longer take pain medication due to the high risk of bleeding during the surgery. They are already predicting she may very well need a blood transfusion. She also had several trips planned to Kentucky and Arkansas that she purchased tickets for but will be unable to travel. There is also our impending move to Hawaii that she may have to delay if there are any complications with the surgery. Jessica does not have health insurance due to her recently starting a new job. The medical bills are already coming in and she has $10,000 waiting to be paid. We pray the surgery goes smoothly without any complications. At this time it's an estimated $30,000 bill coming her way. She can't delay in having the surgery due to the size of the fibroid and the potential for her kidneys to shut down. A normal uterus size is that of an orange, Jessica's uterus is almost the size of a small soccer ball. I started this to assist her in any way I can and I hope you can share and do the same.

Donations

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  • Katrina Paxton  
    • $1,000 
    • 44 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
  • Laura Ray  
    • $100 
    • 44 mos
  • Jenn Ford 
    • $25 
    • 44 mos
  • Sherry Banks 
    • $50 
    • 44 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jennifer Swartz 
Organizer
Fort Belvoir, VA
Jessica Miles 
Beneficiary
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