Help with Mitch's medical expenses

Mitch Linster has spent numerous days and countless hours in the doctor's offices, emergency room, clinic, and hospital since late September 2014. He initially had some back pain and received an ultrasound of his kidneys. The ultrasound came back clear but the pain continued.

In November, Mitch had severe leg pain and went to the ER. They ran more scans and gave him meds and sent him on his way. A few days later, on Thanksgiving, Mitch returned to the ER with severe back spasms and spent the next 8 days going though test after test as the doctors tried to alleviate his back pain and figure out what was going on. Mitch received a diagnosis of Retro Peritineal Fibrosis, a rare disorder that blocks the tubes that carry urine from the kidneys to the bladder.  

In 2008, Mitch fought another medical battle in which he was diagnosed with Lupus Nephritis and Anti-phospholipids Syndrome. Both of these disorders caused Mitch to be very conscientious of his health because of his immuno-deficiency. This only adds to the stress snd severity of his current medical issues. 

Mitch was scheduled for a biopsy to get more information. In order to do this, they had to take him off his blood thinners, which he is on due to his history of blood clots. The following day, a different doctor did not deem the biopsy necessary, cancelled it, and sent Mitch home with more meds and hope he was on the mend.

Mitch was home for less than 24 hours when his back spasms started again along with chest pain and he was transported by ambulance to the hospital. He is currently admitted and we will know more on Monday when all the specialist are back at work. 

Due to all of these medical situations and the unknowns, Mitch and Angela could use any monetary support that you may be able to give. Mitch has missed countless days at work and Angela has missed time trying to balance Mitch in the hospital and caring for their 3 year old boy.

Mitch and Angela are both givers and do not require a lot in return. It is our turn to give back to them to try and give them a little peace during this trying time and let them focus on the most important things: Mitch's  health and keeping life as normal as possibly for their son.

Prayers are appreciated and requested. Please share this page and spread some hope and love for this amazing family! 

If you would like to make an offline donation directly to Mitch and Angela, please contact Us and we will get back with you right away!

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Madison Linster 
Rapid City, SD
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