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Neviah's Fight Against Leukemia

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Raised by 157 people in 4 months
Created June 30, 2018
Team Niveah
on behalf of Bryan Turner
This is Neviah. She is a bright, energetic 5 year old who enjoys making others happy with her fun loving attitude and contagious smile. She is the 6th of 8 children in her family and brings so much joy to her mom, dad, and siblings. Neviah has been diagnosed with Leukemia and her family needs your help. This is her story: Neviah has been sick for quite some time with flu like symptoms. On June 24th, 2018, Neviah was taken to the hospital to get checked by out by her physician since she wasn't getting better. She was checked out, told that it was just the flu and nothing looked alarming.  For the next few days she fluctuated from times of getting better to getting worse. On June 27th, she looked absolutely awful, so she was taken to the nearest clinic. She was so bad, that she was put on a Life Flight helicopter and taken to the nearest Pediatrics ICU which is more than an hour away.  After being admitted to the PICU, they began running test after test after test in order to find out what was wrong. They found that her blood platelet count is extremely low, she has a blood infection, her fever was up to 104, and she has pneumonia. They immediately began treating all her symptoms. The started to give her multiple blood transfusions. A tube was inserted into her throat to suction out her lungs. They started her on a series of antibiotics to fight the blood infection. She has also been put on oxygen since she is having trouble breathing on her own.  After continued testing, it was determined on Thursday, June 28th, that Neviah has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukemia.  Today is June 30th. She is still currently in the PICU, where she will be for quite some time. The doctors are still trying to help her fight the infection, which they need to get rid of before they can start to treat her cancer. They are in great need of your love and support in this difficult time. Not only is their financial burden very heavy, but the far distance to the hospital makes it difficult to travel to while trying to care for the needs of their other 7 children at home. We are asking that you please help this beautiful family in anyway that you are able. Thank you.
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UPDATE!!!

Neviah was released late yesterday from the hospital! She was EXTREMELY excited to be leaving the hospital. Her Mother brought two of Neviah's sisters along to help escort her home. She so was excited to see her family, to be able to go home with them, and to have someone to play with!

Her hospital visits unfortunately are not over (hopefully there won't be anymore prolonged stays though!). She is back at the hospital today receiving more antibiotics and to have her PICC line replaced with a port. She will have to continue weekly chemotherapy treatments for quite a while.

Please share Neviah's story with those you know. While she is getting the treatment she needs, her medical bills are piling up. The total for her initial visit came in at over $22,000!!! Who knows how much this one will be...
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I know a lot of you have been asking for updates and I apologize for not getting this out sooner.

Neviah fought off the initial infection that kept her in the hospital for so long. She was released from the hospital a couple of weeks ago. She had been going back to the hospital regularly for her chemo treatments.

About a week ago, however, she started having fevers so she was taken back to the hospital. The good news is that the doctors found that chemo therapy is working! The not so good news is that her red blood cell count was very low again and she was in need of another blood transfusion.

She was having on an off fevers throughout the week and had to stay at the hospital so the doctors could continue to monitor her condition. She is doing better this time around and is good spirits, though she desperately wants to go home.

The doctors are hopeful that they've figured out what was causing the fevers because she hasn't had a fever for over 24hrs now. Hopefully she will be able to get released soon!
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Yesterday was a really good day for Neviah. She has been making a lot of small improvements with each day for the past week or so. Yesterday, however, she a took a huge step towards getting better. Her intubation tube was removed and she is breathing on her own. She has started her chemo treatments to fight the cancer in her body. She was doing well enough yesterday that last night, she was even released from the PICU!

Thank you all for your prayers, love and support! We are grateful for those that have helped Neviah receive the care that she needs, but her fight is not over yet. She has a long road ahead of here. Please continue to share Neviah's story and help us reach our goal.
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Neviah is continuing to improve. The swelling in her neck, belly and arm has gone down considerably. She continues to fight the infection in her lungs. Her breathing is getting better. They are hoping to be able to take her off her sedatives and remove the intubation tube in a day or two.

Please continue to include her in your prayers that she will be continue to improve in health. And please share the word that she needs help in order to continue to get the care that she needs. Thank you all so much!
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