The Giving Back to Tge Gambia Charity Foundation Gambia visited Ms. Samusa in it's struggles to search within the Gambian communities the most deserving families that are worthy of support by the foundation charitable funds donated by donors , in order for the needy families to become self sufficient in the short term or long term..
To their surprise they found out that Ms. Samusa is blessed with a young boy who cannot pass bowels ,meaning cannot defecate ,in other words cannot discharge feces or pass a stool from the body . Please note that not even small piece come out from him ,he only pass gas when he want to defecate His stomach gets swollen according to his mother when he want to defecate.
Ousman's mother said that the black *spots* on his skin is as a result of the heat of the stool in his stomach.
Ousman's mother further told the volunteers of SJC Foundation that If one touch Ousman stomach right now will feel the stools struggling to come out but there’s no way.
Medical report of Ousman Bah shows that he was diagnosed with *Hirschsprung's* disease three months after birth . Evidence of his diagnosis is shown in his medical report by *Royal Victory Teaching Hospital* in May 2011.
The child developed abdominal pain, abdominal distension and constipation which started *three* (3) months after birth.
Her mother aslo stated that Ousman didn't pass meconium ( dark green substance forming the first feces of a new born infant )for two weeks after birth.
About three months after birth the child developed constipation that lasted for 3-4 days ,intermittent and gradual abdominal distention which was associated with mild abdominal pain.
Child was reviewed, investigated and subsequently and Subsequently diagnosed with Hirschsprung's disease at EFSTH.
Medical report shows that a rectal biopsy was done for the patient result of it could not be found .
Child was put on lactulose ,analgesics and antibiotics and had several episodes of sapounis enema.
However, after all these tests Ousman is still complaining of abdominal pain ,constipation and intermittent abdominal distension.
According to Ousman's mother the Doctor recommended over seas treatment since Gambia's hospitals cannot cure Ousman.
The mother will appreciate it if we join hands together to raise funds to cure Ousman.. Please donate...
- Amie Jallow
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