Young woman, 16, cannot eat, and needs five organ transplants worth $ 3 million

June 6, 2019  13:30

A 16-year-old Salma Bashir became disabled after an accident in a pool that occurred more than 10 years ago, The Daily Mail reported.

According to the source, the girl lost her colon and small intestine, as well as the gall bladder. In addition, an open wound remained in her stomach, which needs daily medical care.

Salma wanted to play in the baby pool, she sat on the pool's suction valve and the force was so strong that it ripped her small intestines from her body, before anyone had a chance to pull her away.

“It's basically a bag full of fluids with all the nutrition you need, such as calcium, sodium, glucose, all the vitamins and everything you need. I'm hooked up to that for 20 hours a day. When it first gets hooked up, it's about 15 to 20 pounds. 'I'm about four-foot-three, so I'm very small. The reason I don't absorb food is because I don't have the intestines at all. So there's nowhere for it to go if I eat anything,” she said.

Her mother, Dena Ghaly said: “Everything is a cost. Every admission, every visit, every clinic. Her labs is like $1000 every week, her TPN - one dose is like $300.”

At the moment, through the GoFundMe crowdfunding platform, it was possible to collect only $ 15,000.

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