He found out earlier this month that his medical claim was denied because they feel it was caused by a previous condition. He was denied on a grey area of the policy, his surgeon who he met once put on his file that he was a Chrohns sufferer. However the narrowing of the bowels wasnt directly caused by the Chrohns. Bowel surgery is problematic in many ways the bowel can loop and twist when put back and the lining weakens when handled, causing strictures and scarring and blockages can occur at incision sites many years after the actual surgery. This is what caused Wades most recent troubles.
Wade has not been able to work for almost 1 year now and his Specialist doesn't think he will ever return to work. He and his wife have maxed out their credit cards with bills and medical expensises. They have been waiting 6 months to see if he qualifies for Disability but has not recieved any updates.
Wade was diagnosed with Chronhs when he was 12 his case was one of the most severe at the time and he was hospitalised every month for at least 2 weeks at a time until the age of 18. He has had 5 surgeries, removing almost 10ft of his small bowel. He suffers from chronic pain caused by scar tissue from all of the surgeries, short bowel syndrome and many other physical problems related to the Chrohns, surgeries and medication.
Please, if you can help this family, it would be greatly appreciated.
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