On Monday, September 3, 2018 Avynn’s mom noticed a protrusion along his left rib cage the size of a tennis ball. At the time Avynn did not complain of any pain, discomfort or that it was bothering him. After taking him to the FIRST emergency room visit after this discovery, the doctors that examined him were not very concerned and referred Avynn to his pediatrician for further examination. His pediatrician ordered an MRI, which takes a week to process. At the appointment, Avynn was not thrilled about the contrast injection that they administered for the procedure, so it had to be rescheduled for the following week. Which would require another week to process.
On Saturday, September 8th. Avynn’s mom took him to another emergency room for a second opinion. They still did not receive any answers on his condition. Avynn and his family again were referred to his primary physician, his pediatrician for further examination.
On Thursday, September 13th. Avynn was now in excruciating pain and the mass has grown to the size of a softball. His rescheduled MRI appointment wasn’t until the following Monday, September 17th. His mom knew that at this point it’s getting worse. She called his pediatrician for a walk-in. Avynn is now at the doctor’s office in excruciating pain. This is when the pediatrician suggested the family take Avynn to the children’s hospital in Oakland, CA since that facility was better equipped to handle his case. He was rushed to that hospital by his parents where finally, on September 17th, Avynn was diagnosed with stage 3 Precursor B-Cell lymphoblastic lymphoma cancer at the age of 7.
A message from family...
Words cannot begin to express how heavy our hearts are for Avynn’s life changing events. The treatments and road ahead will be aggressive on such a young fragile soul. On behalf of his parents, We ask that you pray for the healing and strength for Avynn. This has been an overwhelming stress that NO ONE can ever prepare for and no child should EVER have to go through. We ask for your continuous prayers and if you can help them in any way possible. Anything you can donate will be greatly appreciated. The GoFund me page we set up will help with the financial burden related to his treatment, transportation to and from the hospital, that is almost 100 miles away from their residence, and his recovery, so that his parents can focus on Avynn and helping him fight this cancer.
We know Avynn will come out of this stronger than ever and we thank you again from the bottoms of our hearts for your generosity and for being a part of his support system along the way!
**All donations will go directly to Avynn and his family.
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