Help get Shelby to Houston

This is Shelby, my dear friend that is in need of medical help. See about a year ago, Shelby started experiencing symptoms that were unexplainable. She’s 24 and started having nausea, vomiting, constant headaches and an unexplainable rash. She went to multiple doctors and was either told it’s nothing or “here is some medication, let’s see if this helps”; of the following months, she began having seizures, twitches in her face and hand and at one point thought she may have had a stroke. Finally after multiple visits to the ER and doctors, blood work, scans, etc., they discovered she has a pineal cyst in her brain. It continues to grow and cause Shelby more problems. One specialist gave her medication and told her it should help and that the cyst wasn’t anything to worry about. Then she saw a neurologist that in a nice way, told her she would have to deal with it until it caused major problems and that the specialist didn’t want to remove it until then. Since the specialist visit, she has had random bloody noses, bleeding from her ear, pounding headaches and random panic confusion of where she’s at.
She has found a neurologist specialist with removal of pineal cyst in Houston that said he would gladly do a consultation with her and then surgery to remove this cyst and give her, her 24 year old life back. The only problem is, she doesn’t have the funds to get her to Houston and back and money for a hotel and food while she’s there and possibly having to stay longer if the surgery is done ASAP.
Please help my sweet friend if you are able to. Any amount is more than appreciated and if you’re not able to donate, please send her well wishes on this obstacle in life! Thank you!



Donations

  • N Hoole Taylor 
    • $200 
    • 25 mos
  • Amber Trussel 
    • $50 
    • 25 mos
  • Casey Lujan 
    • $400 
    • 28 mos
  • Joycelyn Cespedes Tross 
    • $20 
    • 28 mos
  • Stephanie Angel 
    • $30 
    • 28 mos
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Organizer

Shanna Kuhn 
Organizer
Salt Lake City, UT
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