HELP TO SAVE SHANYNA ISOM'S LIFE

HELLO WORLD.....MY NAME IS SHANYNA ISOM OF MEMPHIS, TN....I AM A 35 YEAR OLD FEMALE WHO WAS A FULL TIME STUDENT AT THE UNIVERSITY OF MEMPHIS AND A FULL TIME BEAUTICIAN. I AM SUFFERING FROM A SERIOUS UNKNOWN ILLNESS……DUE TO THIS ILLNESS,  ALL OF MY HAIR HAS FALLEN OUT AND HAS LEFT MY BODY WITH SCABS ALL OVER IT. PLUS I HAVE LOSS  ABOUT 200 LBS.......FIVE YEARS AGO I WAS A HEALTHY WOMAN ON MY OWN.....I HAD BIG DREAMS AND GOALS THAT I WAS FOLLOWING UNTIL ONE DAY MY BODY COMPLETELY SHUT DOWN ON ME.... I HAD AN ASTHMA ATTACK AND WAS SENT TO THE EMERGENCY ROOM..... ONCE I GOT THERE I WAS GIVEN STEROIDS WHICH MADE ME ITCH UNCONTROLLABLY...... I WENT BACK TO FIND OUT WHY AND THE DOCTORS TOLD ME I WAS HAVING AN ALLERGIC REACTION TO THE STEROIDS AND PRESCRIBED ME BENADRYL...... IT WORKED FOR ABOUT A DAY THEN THE ITCHING CAME BACK STRONGER THAN EVER AND I STARTED BREAKING OUT ALL OVER MY BODY....... I ENDED UP GOING TO A DERMATOLOGIST WHO RAN EVERY TEST ON ME THAT COULD POSSIBLY BE RAN BUT EVERYTHING CAME BACK NEGATIVE.....FINALLY THE DOCTOR DECIDED THAT IT WASN’T MUCH MORE HE COULD DO AND SAID THAT I WOULD BE LIKE THIS FOR THE REST OF MY LIFE…….I STARTED GOING TO DIFFERENT DOCTORS AND THEY TRIED DIFFERENT TREATMENTS AND SURGERIES BUT EVERYTHING SEEM TO GET WORST.....AS TIME PROGRESSED MY ILLNESS GOT SO BAD THAT IT AFFECTED MY WALKING ABILITIES AND VISION.....THE DOCTORS IN MEMPHIS HAD GIVEN UP ON ME AND TOLD MY FAMILY THAT THERE WAS NOTHING ELSE THAT COULD BE DONE......SO MY FAMILY BEING THE STRONG MINDED CHRISTIAN BELIEVERS THAT THEY ARE THEY DIDN'T TAKE NO FOR AN ANSWER....THEY TOOK EVERY PENNY OF THEIR SAVING AND SENT ME TO DIFFERENT HOSPITALS THAT SPECIALIZE IN UNKNOWN ILLNESSES.....I HAVE BEEN TO SOME OF THE BEST TOP NAMED HOSPITALS IN THE U.S. ..I EVEN HAD A DOCTOR IN THE NETHERLANDS WORKING WITH ME... BUT EVERYWHERE I WENT ALL I GOT WAS "THEY NEVER SEEN MY TYPE OF ILLNESS BEFORE" WHICH MADE ME FALL INTO DEEP DEPRESSION.......I KEPT FEELING LIKE I HAD NO CHANCE OF EVER GETTING THE HELP I NEEDED....RIGHT WHEN I THOUGHT I WAS AT THE END AND WANTED TO GIVING UP "MY GOD" SHOWED UP AND ANSWERED MY PRAYERS.....I WENT TO A NEW PRIMARY CARE DOCTOR AND HE TOOK ONE LOOK AT ME AND TURNED TO MY MOTHER AND SAID GET HER TO JOHN HOPKINS HOSPITAL ASAP......WE WENT HOME AND PACKED AND CAUGHT A FLIGHT THE NEXT DAY......I CHECKED INTO THE HOSPITAL IN AUGUST OF 2011 AND I AM THEIR TOP STUDY RIGHT NOW......THE PROBLEM IS THAT THE TREATMENTS ARE GOING GOOD(EVEN THOUGH MY ILLNESS IS STILL UNKNOWN) AND I FEEL 25% BETTER BUT IT IS HARD TO GET BACK AND FORTH FROM MEMPHIS TO BALTIMORE.....WITH THE TREATMENT SCHEDULE THEY HAVE ME ON NOW I HAVE TO GO THERE ONCE A MONTH UNTIL I AM OUT OF THE CRITICAL STAGE.....PLEASE! PLEASE! PLEASE! IF THERE IS ANYONE ONE OUT THERE WHO CAN HELP ME IN MY TIME OF NEED PLEASE LEANED A HELPING HAND

THANKS FROM THE BOTTOM OF MY HEART SHANYNA ISOM
   











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Shaye Isom 
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Memphis, TN
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